National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Alachlor - M890017


CASRN: 15972-60-8


Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetamide, 2-chloro-N-(2,6-diethylphenyl)-N-(methoxymethyl)-
  • 2-Chloro-2',6'-diethyl-N-(methoxymethyl)acetanilide

Known Uses

Pesticide; herbicide. 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)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Immunotoxicity (Topical Application)  (IMM92039)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: B6C3F1
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