National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of o-Toluic acid - M90064


CASRN: 118-90-1

Formula: C8-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • o-Methylbenzoic acid

Known Uses

Drug/therapeutic agent. 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  (715175)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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