National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Chloroacetaldehyde - M910017


CASRN: 107-20-0

Formula: C2-H3-Cl-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetaldehyde, chloro-

Known Uses

In manufacture of 2-aminothiazole to facilitate removal of bark from tree trunks (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (900181)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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