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Testing Status of Prevention 1 (Flaxseed oil) M980068


CASRN: 8001-26-1

Formula: N/A

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Flax oil
  • Flaxseed oil (Prevention 1)

Known Uses

Flaxseed oil is used in varnishes, paints, linoleum, inks, artificial rubber, waterproof paper & fabric, vet laxative (Merck 1989). Prevention 1 is a special study examining dietary intervention of prevent/delay breast cancer.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 26 weeks (Gavage)  (C98003F)  Completed 
    • Mice: MMTV/NEU (Tg.Nk)
    • Dose: 0, 0.05, 0.10, OR 0.20 ML.