National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Dibromoacetic acid - M920037


CASRN: 631-64-1

Formula: C2-H2-Br2-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, 2,2-dibromo-

Known Uses

Byproduct of water chlorination

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Special Studies

  • Toxicokinetic Study (Gavage)  (S0640)  Completed 
    • Male and Female Rats: F344/N; Male and Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 8, 16, 40, 80, and 160 mg/kg.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A03046)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Positive 
    • Female Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A36379)  Completed 
    •  Positive 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 21 days Spermiation Inhibition (Gavage)  (RACB93159)  Completed 
    • Male Rats: F344/N
    • Dose: </= 300 MG/KG.
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