National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Chrysene - M950001


CASRN: 218-01-9

Formula: C18-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Benzphenanthrene

Known Uses

Byproduct of coal production

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 28 days Immunotoxicity (Gavage)  (I95001)  Report in Preparation 
    • Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 0.01, 0.03, 0.1, 0.3, 1, 10, and 100 mg/kg.
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