National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88071

Testing Status of 2-Pentanone - M88071

 

CASRN: 107-87-9

Formula: C5-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethyl acetone
  • Methyl propyl ketone

Known Uses

Synthetic flavor. Intermediate for cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Solvent for surface coatings in lacquers. 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  (123958)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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