National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Nanoscale material (Fullerene C60) - M040089

 

CASRN: 99685-96-8

Related: Fullerene C60 1 micron; 50 nanometers; 200 nanometers; 18 microns

Formula: C60

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Fullerene-C60 nanoscale material

Known Uses

part of an NTP evaluation of nanoscale materials (a broadly defined set of substances where at least one critical dimension is less than 100 nm) to evaluate the tox properties of major nanoscale materials classes representing a cross-section of composition, size, surface coatings, & physico-chemical properties, and use these as model systems to investigate how they interact w/ biological systems.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Insufflation; Intratracheal; Intravenous)  (K04089)  Completed 
    • Citation: Disposition of Fullerene-C60 in Rats after Intratracheal and Intravenous Administration. 3 July 2012
    • Rats: F344/N; Male Rats: F344/N
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