National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Nanoscale Material (Fullerene C60 200 nanometers) - 09032

 

CASRN: 99685-96-8

Formula: C60

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Fullerene-C60 200 nanometers (Nanoscale material)

Known Uses

Part of an NTP evaluation of nanoscale materials (a broadly defined set of substances where at least one critical dimension is less than 100 nm) to evaluate the tox properties of major nanoscale materials classes representing a cross-section of composition, size, surface coatings, & physico-chemical properties, and use these as model systems to investigate how they interact w/ biological systems.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Planned Carcinogenicity/Toxicity

  • 13 weeks (Gavage) Selected (C09099)  
    • Rats: Wistar Han; Mice: B6C3F1
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