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Testing Status of Allyl acetate M930031


CASRN: 591-87-7

Formula: C5-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, allyl ester
  • Acetic acid, 2-propenyl ester
  • 3-Acetoxypropene
  • 3-Acetoxy-1-propene
  • Allyl acetate

Known Uses

Intermediate in the synthesis of 1,4-butanediol which is used in the synthesis of linear polyester resins. (Kirk-Othmer, 3rd ed)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13 weeks (Gavage)  (C93010)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: R: 0, 6, 12, 25, 50, OR 100 MG/KG M: 0, 8, 16, 32, 62.5, OR 125 MG/KG; 10 PER GROUP.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A10642)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
    • Female Weakly Positive 
  • Micronucleus  (A37278)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A45510)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A87523)  Completed 
    •  Positive