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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Benzene, 1,2-dichloro-3-nitro-

RTECS #

CZ5240000

CAS #

3209-22-1

Updated

February 2003

Molecular Weight

192.00

Molecular Formula

C6H3Cl2NO2

Synonyms

1,2-Dichloro-3-nitrobenzene
2,3-Dichloronitrobenzene

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Cytogenetic Analysislung/hamster10 mmol/L/6H (-enzymatic activation step)MUREAV 517,187,2002
mutation in microorganisms/Salmonella typhimurium3333 µg/plate (-enzymatic activation step)ENMUDM 5(Suppl 1),3,1983

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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