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Testing Status of 2,5-Hexanedione M940024


CASRN: 110-13-4

Formula: C6-H10-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetonylacetone

Known Uses

Used in solvent systems & raw material chemical synthesis. 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)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Neurotoxicology Assessment (Dosed-Water)  (NTA94014)  Completed 
    • Citation: Animal Neurobehavioral Test Battery in NTP Assessment In: Advances in Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Applications in Environmental & Occupational Health (Barry L. Johnson, ED.), Lewis Publishers, Inc. pp. 403-418 (1990).
    • Male Rats: F344/N
  • less than or equal to 36 days Spermiation Inhibition (Dosed-Water)  (RACB93161)  Completed 
    • Male Rats: F344/N
    • Dose: 1% IN DRINKING WATER.