National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of bis(2-Chloroethyl)ether - M200099

 

CASRN: 111-44-4

Formula: C4-H8-Cl2-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis(2-chloro-

Known Uses

Anesthetic. Acaricide. Manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Scavenge lead deposits in gasoline. Organic synthesis. Dry cleaning. Controls earworms on corn silk.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (167375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Foureman, P., Mason, J.M., Valencia, R., Zimmering, S. Chemical Mutagenesis Testing in Drosophila. IX. Results of 50 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 23 (1994) 51-63
    • Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Positive 
    • Reciprocal Translocation Negative 
  • Salmonella  (492689)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (579121)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Equivocal 
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