National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Cyanogen chloride - M950072


CASRN: 506-77-4

Formula: C-Cl-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chlorine cyanide

Known Uses

By-product of chloramine disinfection. 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  (A91924)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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