Chloral hydrate (302-17-0)

Study Results

Genetic Toxicology

Micronucleus - Mice
  • Male: Positive;
Mammalian Cell Cytogenetics
    • Positive
    • Positive
Drosophila Germ Cell Mutagenicity
    • Equivocal
Bacterial Mutagenicity
  • Positive

Citation Information

NTP. Chloral hydrate (302-17-0). Chemical Effects in Biological Systems (CEBS). Research Triangle Park, NC (USA): National Toxicology Program (NTP). Accessed 2018-02-23.


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