National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Ferric chloride - 7705080

 

CASRN: 7705-08-0

Formula: Cl3-Fe

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Iron chloride (8CI) (9CI)

Known Uses

Feed additive, photoengraving, photography, manufacture of iron salts, in dyes & printing industry, occurs naturally as mineral molysite, used to deodorize sewage, as clinical reagent (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Mouse Lymphoma  (111711)  Completed 
    • Citation: McGregor, D., Brown, A., Cattanach, P., Edwards, I., McBride, D., Riach, C., and Caspary, W. Responses of the L5178Y tk+/tk- mouse lymphoma cell forward mutation assay: III. 72 coded chemicals. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 12 (1988) 85-154
    • Mice
    •  Negative 
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