National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m882473

Testing Status of N-Methylformamide - M882473

 

CASRN: 123-39-7

Related: METHYLFORMAMIDE, DIEMTHYLFORMAMIDE, FORMAMIDE

Formula: C2-H5-N-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Formic acid amide, N-methyl
  • Monomethylformamide

Known Uses

Solvent; previously used as a chemotherapeutic agent in clinical trials; is a photolytic decomposition product of an aquatic herbicide used in swimming pools and reservoirs. 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  (220260)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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