National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Medroxyprogesteroneacetate - 71589

 

CASRN: 71-58-9

Formula: C24-H34-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Depo-Provera

Known Uses

Oral contraceptive; synthetic progestin used in treatment of amenorrhea.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (418937)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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