National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Methyl styryl ketone - M940148


CASRN: 122-57-6

Related: METHYL STYRYL KETONE (1896-62-4)

Formula: C10-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetocinnamone
  • Benzalacetone
  • Benzylideneacetone
  • 3-Buten-2-One,4-Phenyl- (8Ci, 9Ci)
  • Methyl 2-phenylvinyl ketone
  • MSK
  • 4-Phenylbutenone
  • 2-Phenylvinyl methyl ketone

Known Uses

Reactive carbonyl compound used in organic synthetic reactions such as intermediate in organic synthesis, electroplating chemical; pharmaceutical intermediate, biochemical reagent, agricultural chemical intermediate, proposed sunscreen intermediate Used as flavoring & fragrance additive.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A43741)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A59140)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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