National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Myristicin - M980013

 

CASRN: 607-91-0

Formula: C11-H12-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 6-Allyl-4-methoxy-1,3-benzodioxole
  • 1,3-Benzodioxole, 4-methoxy-6-(2-propenyl) (9CI)

Known Uses

Myristicin is a naturally occurring substance found in foods, spices & oils. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Special Studies

  • Metabolism (in-vitro)  (S0824)  Completed 
    • Male and Female Rats: F344/N; Male and Female Mice: B6C3F1; Male and Female Human (Cell Lines)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (G98013B)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
    • Female Negative 
  • Micronucleus  (G98013)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/NTac
    • Male Positive 
    • Female Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A19068)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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