Testing Status of Safrole 10450-V

 

CASRN: 94-59-7

Formula: C10-H10-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 5-(2-Propenyl)-1,3-benzenodioxole (9CI)

Known Uses

Pediculicide, carminative, in manufacture of piperonyl butoxide, preservative in mucilage and paste, chemical intermediate, fragrance for cosmetics, flavor for drugs, antiseptic, natural constituent of sassafras oil. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (292863)  Completed 
    • Citation: Gulati, D., Sabharwal, P., and Shelby, M. Tests for the induction of chromosomal aberrations and sister chromatid exchanges in cultured Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells. In Evaluation of Short-Term Tests for Carcinogens, Elsevier/North Holland 413-426
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Drosophila  (318381)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zimmering, S., Mason, J.M., and Valencia, R. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila. VII. Results of 22 coded compounds tested in larval feeding experiments. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 14 (1989) 245-252
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (271390)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mitchell, A.D., Rudd, C.J., and Caspary, W.J. Evaluation of the L5178Y mouse lymphoma cell mutagenesis assay: Intralaboratory results for 63 coded chemicals tested at SRI International. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 12 (Suppl 13) (1988) 37-102
    • Mice
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (402751)  Completed 
    • Citation: Myhr, B.C., and Caspary, W.J. Evaluation of the L5178Y mouse lymphoma cell mutagenesis assay: Intralaboratory results for sixty-three coded chemicals tested at Litton Bionetics, Inc. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 12 (Suppl 13) (1988) 103-194
    • Mice
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (421768)  Completed 
    • Citation: Myhr, B., Bower, L., and Caspary, W. Assays for the induction of gene mutations at the thymine kinase locus in L1578Y mouse lymphoma cells in culture. In Evaluation of Short-Term Tests for Carcinogens, Elsevier/North Holland Vol. (1985) 555-568
    • Mice
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (343955)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., and Haworth, S. Tests with a preincubation modification of the Salmonella/microsome assay. In Evaluation of Short-Term Tests for Carcinogens Elsevier/North Holland 187-199
    •  Negative