National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m060045

Testing Status of Acetylacetone - M060045

 

CASRN: 123-54-6

Formula: C5-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,4-Dioxopentane

Known Uses

Pigment; agricultural chemical. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Comet Assay  (F92367B)  Completed 
    • Mice
  • Micronucleus  (F92367)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A28640)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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