National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Turpentine - M200001


CASRN: 8006-64-2

Formula: C10-H16

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Oil of Turpentine

Known Uses

Used as paint thinner, ingredient in paints and other coatings. Used as a solvent and a metal cleaner. Used in the manufacture of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and resins.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A20309)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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