National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Creosote, wood - 8021394

 

CASRN: 8021-39-4

Formula: N/F

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Creosote (wood tar)

Known Uses

External antiseptic and disinfectant. Various other medicinal uses. Wood preservative.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (232400)  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 
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