National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-60297

Testing Status of Ethyl ether - 60297

 

CASRN: 60-29-7

Formula: C4-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis- (9CI)

Known Uses

Solvent. Inhalation anesthetic. Antispasmodic. Manufacture of gunpowder. Organic synthesis. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (606184)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (A34362)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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