National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Sodium naphthenate - M90021


CASRN: 61790-13-4

Formula: C11-H7-Na-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Naphthathenic soap
  • Naphthenic acids, sodium salts

Known Uses

Detergent; emulsifier; disinfectant; manufacture of paint dryers; plant growth regulator;

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (058122)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (278018)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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