Testing Status of Methylcyclopentane 96377


CASRN: 96-37-7

Formula: C6-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cyclopentane, methyl-

Known Uses

Organic synthesis. Extractive solvent. Azeotropic distillation agent. 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  (983651)  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
    •  Negative