National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Benzothiazole - 95169


CASRN: 95-16-9

Formula: C7-H5-N-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzosulfonazole
  • 1-Thia-3-azaindene
  • Vanguard BT

Known Uses

Flavoring substance, rubber accelerator, antimicrobial agent, component of cyanine dyes. Chemical intermediate in organic synthesis. 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

  • Salmonella  (A37789)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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