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Testing Status of 3,4-Dinitrotoluene M010028


CASRN: 610-39-9

Formula: C7-H6-N2-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 4-Methyl-1,2-dinitrobenzene

Known Uses

Organic synthesis; toluidines; dyes; explosives; as an intermediate in the manufacture of toluene diisocyanate; plasticizer in propellants

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A94969)  Completed 
    •  Positive