National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Ethylenebis(tetrabromophthalimide) - M20288


CASRN: 32588-76-4

Formula: C18-H4-Br8-N2-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1H-Isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 2,2'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-
  • Saytex BT 93W

Known Uses

Polyester flame retardant.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (963496)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Mutagenicity testing of Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate and related chemicals in Salmonella Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 213-232
    •  Negative 
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