National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 1,4-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene - 89587


CASRN: 89-58-7

Formula: C8-H9-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Nitro-p-xylene

Known Uses

HTS Initiative chemical. 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  (117893)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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