National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,3-Dichloropropane - M000063

 

CASRN: 142-28-9

Formula: C3-H6-Cl2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Trimethylene dichloride

Known Uses

Used in the production of cyclopropane. Also used as a catalyst or initiator in polymerization reactions and as an organic solvent. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A13549)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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