National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of alpha,alpha-Dichlorotoluene - 98873

 

CASRN: 98-87-3

Formula: C7-H6-Cl2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzene, (dichloromethyl)-

Known Uses

Manufacture of benzaldehyde, cinnamic acid. High boiling solvent.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (518095)  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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