National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 3-Chloropropionitrile - M000031


CASRN: 542-76-7

Formula: C3-H4-Cl-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • beta-Chloropropionitrile

Known Uses

In pharmaceutical & polymer synthesis; combines the reactivity of nitrile & an alkyl halide

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A67030)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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