National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Daunomycin - C04693


CASRN: 20830-81-3

Formula: C27-H29-N-O10

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Rubomycin C

Known Uses

Chemotherapeutic agent isolated from fermentation broth of streptomyces (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 14-Day (Intraperitoneal Injection)  (C04693)  Completed 
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley; Mice: Swiss
  • 13-Week (Intraperitoneal Injection)  (C04693)  Completed 
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley; Mice: Swiss

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2-Year (Intraperitoneal Injection)  (C04693)  Report Complete 
    •   (Peer Review Approval NA) Citation: EK Weisburger, Bioassay Program for Carcinogenic Hazards of Cancer Chemotherapeutic Agents. Cancer 40:1935-1949 (1977)
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley; Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: R: 0, .11, .22, .45, M: 0, .3, .6, .12 MG/KG/25 PER GROUP.
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