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Testing Status of Methylene chloride 10030-H

 

CASRN: 75-09-2

Formula: C-H2-Cl2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Dichloromethane
  • Dichloromethane

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13-Week (Inhalation)  (C50102B)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 525, 8400 PPM/10 PER GROUP.

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2 years (Inhalation)  (C50102B)  Completed 
    • TR-306 (NIH Number: 86-2562)  (Peer Review Approval 03/29/1985A )
      Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) (CASRN 75-09-2) in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Inhalation Studies)
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Carcinogenesis Results
      • Male Rats Some Evidence 
      • Female Rats Clear Evidence 
      • Male Mice Clear Evidence 
      • Female Mice Clear Evidence 
    • Dose: R: 0, 1000, 2000, 4000, M: 0, 2000, 4000 PPM/50 PER GROUP.

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (676332)  Completed 
    • Citation: Anderson, B.E., Zeiger, E., Shelby, M.D., Resnick, M.A., Gulati, D.K., Ivett, J.L., and Loveday, K.S. Chromosome aberration and sister chromatid exchange test results with 42 chemicals. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 16 (Suppl 18) (1990) 55-137
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Negative 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (502376)  Completed 
    • Citation: Myhr B.C., McGregor, D., Bowers, L., Riach, C., Brown, A., Edwards, I., McBride, D., Martin, R., and Caspary, W.J. L5178Y mouse lymphoma cell mutation assay results with 41 compounds. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 16 (Suppl 18) (1990) 138-167
    • Mice
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (070295)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E. Mutagenicity of 42 chemicals in Salmonella Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 16(Suppl 18) (1990) 32-54
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (413864)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E. Mutagenicity of 42 chemicals in Salmonella Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 16(Suppl 18) (1990) 32-54
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A34199)  Completed 
    •  Positive