National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 2,2-Dichloroethanol - M890048


CASRN: 598-38-9

Formula: C2-H4-Cl2-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,2-Dichloroethanol

Known Uses

In manufacture of PVC pipes for chlorinated water (ACS 1990)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (930390)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
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