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Testing Status of Methyl vinyl sulfone M930027


CASRN: 3680-02-2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethene, (methylsulfonyl)-

Known Uses

Methyl vinyl sulfone & divinyl sulfone were tested for the induction of dominant lethal mutations & micronucleated bone-marrow erythrocytes in male mice. These chemicals were chosen for study because of their similarities in structure and chemical reactivity to acrylamide which is known to induce both effects.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (528792)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Not a Valid Test 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Dominant Lethal (Male)  (DLM057)  Completed 
    • Citation: Shelby, M.D., Gutierrez-Espeleta, G.A., Generoso, W.M., and McFee, A.F. Mouse dominant lethal and bone marrow micronucleus studies on methyl vinyl sulfone and divinyl sulfone. Mutation Res. 250:431-437 (1991).
    • Male Mice: C3H X 101
    • Mice Male Negative