National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Chloro-6-(trichloromethyl)pyridine - M20194

 

CASRN: 1929-82-4

Formula: C6-H3-Cl4-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • alpha,alpha,alpha-6-tetrachloro-2-picoline
  • Donco-163
  • Dowco-163
  • Nitrapyrin
  • N-Serve

Known Uses

Fertilizer additive to control nitrification. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (193869)  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 
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