National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Chlorhexidine acetate - M070035


CASRN: 56-95-1

Formula: C22-H30-Cl2-N10.2C2-H4-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,1'-Hexamethylene bis(5-(p-chlorophenyl)biguanide)

Known Uses

Drug; therapeutic agent

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A99461)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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