National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-6789884

Testing Status of Hexylbenzoate - 6789884

 

CASRN: 6789-88-4

Formula: C13-H18-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzoic acid, hexyl ester (8CI)(9CI)

Known Uses

Fragrance. 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  (504938)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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