National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Butene-1,4-diol - M000030

 

CASRN: 110-64-5

Formula: C4-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Butene-1,4-diol
  • 1,4-Butenediol
  • Penitricin C

Known Uses

Intermediate for alkyd resins, plasticizers, nylon, pharmaceuticals; cross linking agent for synthetic resins; in the manufacture of fungicides; chemical intermediate for endosulfan (an insecticide)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (in-vitro)  (K00030)  Completed 
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A87766)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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