National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2,5-Dimethyl phenol - 95874

 

CASRN: 95-87-4

Formula: C8-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phenol, 2,5-dimethyl-

Known Uses

In solvents, pharmaceuticals, insecticides & fungicides, rubber chemicals, additives to lubricants & gas, occurs in coal tar. 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  (068561)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (755471)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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