National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m940077

Testing Status of Dimethyl adipate - M940077

 

CASRN: 627-93-0

Formula: C8-H14-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Dimethyl hexanedioate
  • Hexanedioic acid, dimethyl ester

Known Uses

As a major ingredient in paint strippers; in coating industry to clean up polyurethane adhesives, polyurethane foams, and unsaturated polyester resins; as a chemical intermediate; as a plasticizer in production of paper & cellulose resins

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A86146)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (A45330)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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