National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Chloranil - M890042

 

CASRN: 118-75-2

Formula: C6-Cl4-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-

Known Uses

In manufacture of electrodes for pH measurements, oxidizing agent; on eczemas of dogs, in flea powders, fungicide in seed treatment; vulcanizing agent; reagent for chemical determination. 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  (669858)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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