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Testing Status of 2,5-Dimethylfuran 625865


CASRN: 625-86-5

Formula: C6-H8-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Furan, 2,5-dimethyl-

Known Uses

Assess genotoxic potential of group of chemicals associated with waste dump sites in Salmonella. HTS initiative chemical. Flavoring agent. 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  (153774)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative