National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of m-Toluic acid - M90062


CASRN: 99-04-7

Formula: C8-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • m-Methylbenzoic acid

Known Uses

Drug/therapeutic agent, antibacterial, antifungal, preservative in cosmetics & toiletries. 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  (178581)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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