National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Isopropyl methanesulfonate - M980050


CASRN: 926-06-7

Formula: C4-H10-O3-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Isopropyl methanesulphonate
  • Methanesulfonic acid, 1-methylethyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Alkylating agent for DNA. Mutagen inducing substance in barley and E. Coli.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Total Reproductive Capacity  (TRC98038)  Completed 
    • Citation: Bishop, JB, Morris, RW, Seely, JC, Hughes, LA, Cain, KT, Generoso, WM. Alterations in the Reproductive Patterns of Female Mice Exposed to Xenobiotics. Fund. and Appl. Tox. 40: 191-204 (1997).
    • Female Mice
    • Mice Female Positive 
NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.