National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Zineb - M20258

 

CASRN: 12122-67-7

Formula: C4-H6-N2-S4-Zn

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Zinc, ((1,2-ethanediylbis(carbamodithioato))(2-))- (9CI)

Known Uses

Fungicide on fruits, vegetables, field crops, ornamental plants, in paints, on fabrics and leather, on surfaces. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (110970)  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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