National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m20138

Testing Status of 1,3-Propylene oxide - M20138

 

CASRN: 503-30-0

Formula: C3-H6-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Oxetane (9CI)

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate, e.g., for epoxy resins & 3-substituted propanols.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Chromosome Aberrations  (377042)  Completed 
    • Mice
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (172658)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Positive 
NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.