National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 4,4,4-Trichloro-1,2-epoxybutane - M20217

 

CASRN: 3083-25-8

Formula: C4-H5-Cl3-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Oxirane, (2,2,2-trichloroethyl)- (9CI)

Known Uses

Solvent. Chemical intermediate for polymers and flame retardant resins.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (611487)  Completed 
    • Citation: Canter, D.A., Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Comparative mutagenicity of aliphatic epoxides in Salmonella Mutation Res. Vol. 172 (1986) 105-138
    •  Positive 
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