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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

11H-Benzo(a)fluorene

RTECS #

DF6382000

CAS #

238-84-6

Updated

July 2002

Molecular Weight

216.29

Molecular Formula

C17H12

Synonyms

1,2-Benzofluorene
alpha-Naphthofluorene
Benzo(a)fluorene
Chrysofluorene

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
DNA adductoral/mouse7840 mg/kg/2W-continuousCRNGDP 21,1601,2000
mutation in microorganisms/Salmonella typhimurium50 µg/plate (-enzymatic activation step)MUREAV 174,247,1986

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Animal Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 32,177,1983
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human No Adequate DataIMEMDT 32,177,1983
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 3IMSUDL 7,56,1987

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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