National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Bromodichloroacetic Acid - M970039


CASRN: 71133-14-7

Formula: C2-H-Br-Cl2-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Water disinfection byproducts (Dichlorobromoacetic Acid)

Known Uses

Bromodichloroacetic acid is a water disinfectant byproduct. Naturally occurring bromides in the water participate in the formation of this compound. This chemical is formed after disinfection of water with halogenated oxidants, usually chlorine.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A97618)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
    • Female Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A75232)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (G97039)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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