National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran - M010064

 

CASRN: 96-47-9

Formula: C5-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Furan, 2-methyl-tetrahydro-(9CI)
  • 2-Methyloxolane
  • Methyltetrahydrofuran
  • Tetrahydrosylvan

Known Uses

Specialty solvent and a reactant for the production of chemicals. Component of P-Series fuels.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Gavage)  (S0851)  Completed 
    • Citation: Disposition of 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (MTHF) in Rats and Mice Following Oral and Intravenous Exposure. September 2002 - August 2004. September 10, 2004.
    • Male Rats: F344/N; Male Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 1 and 100 mg/kg..
  • (K01064)  Completed 

    Genetic Toxicology

    • Salmonella  (A41442)  Completed 
      •  Negative 
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