National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Cedarwood oil - M030012

 

CASRN: 8000-27-9

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cedar oil

Known Uses

Ingredient in insect repellants; used as a fragrance in household items and cosmetics; immersion oils in microscopy

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 90 days (Topical Application)  (C20316)  Completed 
    • TOX-86 (NIH Number: 17-5944)
      NTP Technical Report on the Toxicity Studies of Cedarwood Oil (CASRN 8000-27-9) Cedarwood Oil (Virginia) Administered Dermally to F344/N Rats and B6C3F1/N Mice
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: R&M: 0, 6.25, 12.5, 25, 50, or 100 2 ml/kg rats and 0.5 ml/kg mice; 5X/week.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A16009)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
    • Female Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A51043)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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