Testing Status of Phthalic acid 88993

 

CASRN: 88-99-3

Formula: C8-H6-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

In synthesis of dyes and medicinals, lab reagent, isolated from giberella fungus (Merck 1989). 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  (463535)  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