National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m970084

Testing Status of Propofol - M970084

 

CASRN: 2078-54-8

Formula: C12-H18-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,6-Diisopropylphenol
  • Diprivan
  • Disoprofol
  • Phenol, 2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)- (9CI)

Known Uses

An iv anesthetic and sedative for patients in the intensive care unit or under regional anesthesia.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • single dose Preimplantation Zygote Effects (Intravenous)  (PZE97004)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: (C3H X C57BL10)F1
    • Dose: 43.75 MG/KG.
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