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Testing Status of Benz(j)aceanthrylene 12109


CASRN: 202-33-5

Formula: C20-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benz(j)aceanthrylene


  • ACEANTHRYMIX - Benz(j)aceanthrylene and Benz(e)aceanthrylene mixture (70:30 mixture)

Known Uses

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH); an ubiquitous environmental contaminant occurring naturally in crude oil or created and released into the environment through natural events such as volcanic eruptions, forest fires and anthropogenic activities (e.g., burning of fossil fuels).

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 28 days Immunotoxicity (Gavage)  (I12109)  On Test 
    • Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 0.025, 0.079, 0.25, 0.79, 2.5, 7.9, 25 mg/kg.