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Testing Status of 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol 58902


CASRN: 58-90-2

Formula: C6-H2-Cl4-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phenol, 2,3,4,6-tetrachloro-

Known Uses

Pesticide. Wood preservative. Slimicide for paper mills.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (790685)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Equivocal 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Salmonella  (154847)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative