National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m940123

Testing Status of 2,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid - M940123

 

CASRN: 89-86-1

Formula: C7-H6-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • beta-Resorcinolic acid

Known Uses

Dyestuff and pharmaceutical intermediate; chemical intermediate in synthesis of fine organic chemicals; reagent for iron(Cond Chem Dic 10th). 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A00750)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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