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Testing Status of Octachlorodibenzodioxin (OCDD) 10145-R


CASRN: 3268-87-9

Formula: C12-Cl8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Dibenzo(b,e )(1,4)dioxin, octachloro- (9CI)

Known Uses

Contaminant of herbicides, PCB's. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Gavage)  (S0202)  Completed 
    • Citation: Birnbaum LS, Couture LA. Disposition of octachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (OCDD) in male rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1988 Mar 30;93(1):22-30.Pubmed Abstract
    • Male Rats: F344/N

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (263579)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative