National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Methoxyflurane - M20331

 

CASRN: 76-38-0

Formula: C3-H4-Cl2-F2-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,2-Dichloro-1,1-difluoro-1-methoxyethane (9CI)
  • Penthrane

Known Uses

Anesthetic agent

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (013524)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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