National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene - M960113

 

CASRN: 110-57-6

Formula: C4-H6-Cl2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Butene, 1,4-dichloro-, (E)-
  • 2-Butylene dichloride

Known Uses

Used as an intermediate in the manufacture of hexamethylenediamine (used in the production of nylon 66 and 612 polyamide resins) & as an intermediate in the production of chloroprene (used in the production of polychlororprene rubber.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A46072)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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