National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m010027

Testing Status of 2,3-Dinitrotoluene - M010027

 

CASRN: 602-01-7

Formula: C7-H6-N2-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Methyl-2,3-dinitrobenzene

Known Uses

Intermediate in the manufacture of toluene diiscyanate; plasticizer in propellants

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A06845)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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