National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,2,3,5-Tetramethylbenzene - M960094

 

CASRN: 527-53-7

Formula: C10-H14

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzene, 1,2,3,5-tetramethyl - (8CI)(9CI)
  • Isodurene

Known Uses

Occurs in coal tar; used in organic synthesis. 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  (A53278)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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