National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Methylnaphthalene - M88239

 

CASRN: 91-57-6

Formula: C11-H10

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Naphthalene, 2-methyl-

Known Uses

Pesticide adjuvant, organic synthesis occurs in coal tar. 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  (888968)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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