Testing Status of Prevention 4 (Melatonin) M000041

 

CASRN: 73-31-4

Formula: C13-H16-N2-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Melatonin (Prevention 4)

Known Uses

A hormone of the pineal gland; also produced by extra-pineal tissues, that lightens skin color in amphibians; drug/therapeutic agent. Will be used in this study in combination with other agents to investigate dietary intervention to prevent/delay mammary cancer.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 26 weeks (Dosed-Feed)  (C20010C)  Completed 
    • Mice: MMTV/NEU (Tg.Nk)
    • Dose: 0, 0.028% OR 280 PPM.