National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Bromochloroacetic acid - M960027

 

CASRN: 5589-96-8

Formula: C2-H2-Br-Cl-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, bromochloro-

Known Uses

EPA water chemical; byproduct of chlorination

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • (G96027)  On Test 
    • Micronucleus  (A22969)  Completed 
      • Mice: B6C3F1
      • Male Negative 
      • Female Negative 
    • Salmonella  (A34210)  Completed 
      •  Positive 
    • Salmonella  (A83330)  Completed 
      •  Positive 

    Organ Systems Toxicity

    • AD libitum, up to about 20 weeks Repro/Dev Gen Tox (28-Day) (Dosed-Water)  (RDGT96001)  Completed 
      • Citation: Short Term Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Bromochloroacetic Acid (CAS #5589-96-8) Administered in Drinking Water to Sprague-Dawley Rats
      • Male and Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
      • Dose: 0, 60, 200, OR 600 PPM.
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