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Toluene, p - chloro -

RTECS #: XS9010000

CAS #: 106-43-4


UPDATE: February 2006 MW: 126.59 MF: C7H7Cl


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  6. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. 4 - Chloro - 1 - methylbenzene
  2. 4 - Chlorotoluene
  1. Benzene, 1 - chloro - 4 - methyl - (9CI)
  2. p - Tolyl chloride


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
mouse
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 34 gm/m3/2 hour N/R 85GMAT -,38,1982
oral
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,900 mg/kg N/R 85GMAT -,38,1982
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2,100 mg/kg Behavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cyanosis

Gastrointestinal: Changes in structure or function of salivary glands
TSCAT* OTS0513162
unreported route
guinea pig
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3,750 mg/kg Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression
GISAAA 46(2),67,1981
unreported route
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4 gm/kg Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression
GISAAA 46(2),67,1981
unreported route
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4 gm/kg N/R GISAAA 45(12),64,1980


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 182 mg/kg/26 week- intermittent Brain and Coverings: Recordings from specific areas of CNS

Liver: Hepatitis (hepatocellular necrosis), zonal

Liver: Liver function tests impaired
GISAAA 46(2),67,1981
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 25,200 mg/kg/2 week- intermittent Behavioral: Food intake (animal)

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
JACTDZ 9(5),487,1990
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 72 gm/kg/90 day- intermittent Liver: Changes in liver weight

Endocrine: Changes in adrenal weight

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
JACTDZ 9(5),487,1990


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 10 mg/m3, JUN2003


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Negative: Histidine reversion-Ames test; S cerevisiae-homozygosis
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


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

85GMAT "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982
GISAAA Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1- 1936-
JACTDZ Journal of the American College of Toxicology. (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 1651 Third Ave., New York, NY 10128) V.1-12, 1982-1993. Discontinued.
TSCAT* Office of Toxic Substances Report. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances, 401 M St., SW, Washington, DC 20460)

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