National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Tetramethylsuccinonitrile - M20224

 

CASRN: 3333-52-6

Formula: C8-H12-N2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Butanedinitrile, tetramethy- (9CI)

Known Uses

Assess mutagenic activity of group of chemicals with tlvs to determine which chemicals should be tested in chronic studies. // TMSN is also the by-product of a polymerization catalyst in photocopier toner. // Blowing agent for vinyl foam production.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (412531)  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
    •  Negative 
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