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Testing Status of Iodoacetic acid M200018


CASRN: 64-69-7

Formula: C2-H3-I-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, 2-iodo-

Known Uses

Food additive for wheat flour, intermediate in manufacture of pharmaceuticals & herbicides, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic (Merck 1989) Iodoacetic acid has recently been recognized as a disinfection byproduct (DBP) associated with chloramination and chlorine dioxide.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (816936)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., Woodruff, R.C., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila: III. Results of 48 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 325-348
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (326240)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (A04388)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive