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Testing Status of 7,12-Dimethylbenzanthracene 11548-J

 

CASRN: 57-97-6

Formula: C20-H16

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DMBA

Known Uses

Research chemical. occurs in mineral oils, coal tars. 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

  • Drosophila  (190044)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila. IV. Interlaboratory comparison of mutagenicity tests after treatment of larvae. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 14 (1989) 238-244
    • Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Positive 
    • Reciprocal Translocation Negative 
  • Drosophila  (768789)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila. IV. Interlaboratory comparison of mutagenicity tests after treatment of larvae. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 14 (1989) 238-244
    • Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Positive 
    • Reciprocal Translocation Positive 
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (G13734)  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  (G58149)  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
  • Micronucleus  (A88898)  Completed 
    • Citation: Witt, K.L., Knapton, A., Wehr, C.M., Hook, G.J., Mirsalis, J., Shelby, M.D., and MacGregor, J.T. Micronucleated Erythrocyte Frequency in Peripheral Blood of B6C3F1 Mice from Short-Term, Prechronic, and Chronic Studies of the NTP Carcinogenesis Bioassay Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 36 (2000) 163-194
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Positive 
  • Salmonella  (N-9070)  Completed 
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. (1984) Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol. Environ. Mutagen. 6 (Suppl. 2): 1-251.
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 6 (Suppl 2) (1984) 1-251

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Total Reproductive Capacity (Dosed-Water)  (TRC98014)  Completed 
    • Citation: Bishop, JB, Morris, RW, Seely, JC, Hughes, LA, Cain, KT, Generoso, WM. Alterations in the Reproductive Patterns of Female Mice Exposed to Xenobiotics. Fund. and Appl. Tox. 40: 191-204 (1997).
    • Female Mice
    • Mice Female Positive