Testing Status of Phthalic acid 88993
- 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid (9CI)
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.
- Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Topical Application)
- Male Rats: F344/N
- Dose: 7.9 and 79 mg/kg.
- 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