National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Diesel fuel marine - 10805-W

 

CASRN: DIESELFUEL

Formula: N/F

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DFM

Known Uses

Used in illuminating fuels, motor and jet fuels. Heating fuel. In paint thinners. Vehicle for insecticides and fungicides. 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.

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 2 weeks (Topical Application)  (C54795B)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
  • 13 weeks (Topical Application)  (C54795B)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0,250,4000 MG/KG/10 PER GROUP.

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2 years (Topical Application)  (C54795B)  Report Complete 
    • TR-310 (NIH Number: 86-2566)  (Peer Review Approval 08/14/1985A )
      Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Marine Diesel Fuel and JP-5 Navy Fuel (CASRN 8008-20-6) in B6C3F1 Mice (Dermal Studies)
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Carcinogenesis Results
      • Male Mice Equivocal Evidence 
      • Female Mice Equivocal Evidence 
    • Dose: FR: 0,300,600, MR: 0,150,300, M: 0,250,500 MG/KG/50 PER GROUP.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (604964)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 
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