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Testing Status of Nitrogen mustard hydrochloride M88237


CASRN: 55-86-7

Formula: C5-H11-Cl2-N.Cl-H

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chlormethine
  • Ethanamine, 2-chloro-N-(2-chloroethyl)-N-methyl-,hydrochloride (9CI)

Known Uses

Alkylating agent used systemically and locally for the treatment of various diseases

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (245998)  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
    •  Positive