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Testing Status of Magnetic fields + DMBA initiation promotion M960057



Synonyms/Common Names

  • DMBA + EMF init prom
  • EMF + DMBA init prom
  • Magnetic fields (EMF) + Dimethylbenzanthracene initiation promotion


  • 57-97-6 - 7,12-Dimethylbenzanthracene
  • ELECTROMAG - Magnetic fields (EMF)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13 & 26 weeks (Gavage, Whole Body Exposure)  (C89029D)  Completed 
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 13-WEEK STUDY (female rats only): 5 mg/rat DMBA @ 4 wkly intervals (total 20 mg DMBA) followed by 50 hz (1 gauss), 60 hz (1 gauss) or 50 hz (5 gauss)/18.5 hr/day. 26-WEEK STUDY (female rats only): 10 mg/rat DMBA followed by 50 hz (1 gauss), 60 hz (1 gauss), or 50 hz (5 gauss)/18.5 hr/day. Controls will receive vehicle (sesame oil) or DMBA with <1 milligauss. 100 per group..