National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 6-Methylquinoline - 91623

 

CASRN: 91-62-3

Formula: C10-H9-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Quinoline, 6-methyl-

Known Uses

Used in fragrances for soaps, perfumes, creams, occurs in whisky and tea. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (741114)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Salmonella  (770142)  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
    •  Positive 
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