*** CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION ***

RTECS NUMBER            : DC2975000
CHEMICAL NAME           : Benzene, 1,2,4-trimethoxy-5-propenyl-, (E)-
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER     : 2883-98-9
BEILSTEIN REFERENCE NO. : 1910606
REFERENCE               : 4-06-00-07476 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
LAST UPDATED            : 200003
DATA ITEMS CITED        : 14
MOLECULAR FORMULA       : C12-H16-O3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT        : 208.28
WISWESSER LINE NOTATION : 2U1R BO1 DO1 EO1  -T
COMPOUND DESCRIPTOR     : Tumorigen
                          Mutagen
                          Reproductive Effector
SYNONYMS/TRADE NAMES :
   * Asaron
   * Asarone
   * Asarone, trans-
   * alpha-Asarone
   * trans-Asarone
   * Asarum camphor
   * Benzene, 1,2,4-trimethoxy-5-propenyl-, trans-
   * Etherophenol
   * trans-Isoasarone
 
                       *** HEALTH HAZARD DATA ***
 
                        ** ACUTE TOXICITY DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 418 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   FATOAO Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya (Moscow).  For English translation, see
   PHTXA6 and RPTOAN. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.2-   
   1939-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 48(6),17,1985
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 310 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   FATOAO Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya (Moscow).  For English translation, see
   PHTXA6 and RPTOAN. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.2-   
   1939-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 48(6),17,1985
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 66 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   YHTPAD Yaoxue Tongbao. Bulletin of Pharmacology. (China International Book
   Trading Corp., POB 2820, Beijing, Peop. Rep. China) V.13-23,    1978-88. For
   publisher information, see ZYZAEU.  Volume(issue)/page/year: 23,52,1988
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Unreported
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 176 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   ARZNAD Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research.  (Editio Cantor Verlag,
   Postfach 1255, W-7960 Aulendorf, Fed. Rep. Ger.)  V.1-    1951-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 30,767,1980
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Bird - wild bird species
DOSE/DURATION           : 750 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   AECTCV Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.
   (Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Service Center, 44 Hartz Way, Secaucus, NJ
   070944)  V.1-    1973-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 12,355,1983
 
                          ** TUMORIGENIC DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 156 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Tumorigenic - Carcinogenic by RTECS criteria
   Liver - tumors
REFERENCE :
   CNREA8 Cancer Research. (Public Ledger Building, Suit 816, 6th & Chestnut
   Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19106)  V.1-    1941-  Volume(issue)/page/year:
   47,2275,1987
 
                          ** REPRODUCTIVE DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE                    : 150 mg/kg
SEX/DURATION            : female 6-15 day(s) after conception
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Reproductive - Fertility - post-implantation mortality (e.g. dead and/or
   resorbed implants per total number of implants)
   Reproductive - Effects on Embryo or Fetus - fetal death
REFERENCE :
   JTCEEM Journal de Toxicologie Clinique et Experimentale.  (SPPIF, B.P.22,
   F-41353 Vineuil, France) V.5-    1985-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 12,149,1992
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE                    : 600 mg/kg
SEX/DURATION            : female 6-15 day(s) after conception
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Reproductive - Specific Developmental Abnormalities - craniofacial
   (including nose and tongue)
   Reproductive - Specific Developmental Abnormalities - musculoskeletal system
REFERENCE :
   JTCEEM Journal de Toxicologie Clinique et Experimentale.  (SPPIF, B.P.22,
   F-41353 Vineuil, France) V.5-    1985-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 12,149,1992
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE                    : 50 mg/kg
SEX/DURATION            : male 5 day(s) pre-mating
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Reproductive - Paternal Effects - spermatogenesis (incl. genetic material,
   sperm morphology, motility, and count)
REFERENCE :
   TOLED5 Toxicology Letters.  (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE
   Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1-    1977-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 99,71,1998
 
                            ** MUTATION DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : Sister chromatid exchange
TEST SYSTEM             : Human Lymphocyte
DOSE/DURATION           : 60 mg/L
REFERENCE :
   MUREAV Mutation Research.  (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE
   Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1-    1964-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 279,269,1992
 
TYPE OF TEST            : Unscheduled DNA synthesis
TEST SYSTEM             : Rodent - rat Liver
DOSE/DURATION           : 500 umol/L
REFERENCE :
   FCTOD7 Food and Chemical Toxicology.  (Pergamon Press Inc., Maxwell House,
   Fairview Park, Elmsford, NY 10523)  V.20-    1982- Volume(issue)/page/year:
   32,223,1994
 
TYPE OF TEST            : Mutation test systems - not otherwise specified
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
TEST SYSTEM             : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 50 mg/kg
REFERENCE :
   MUREAV Mutation Research.  (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE
   Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1-    1964-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 279,269,1992
 
TYPE OF TEST            : Sister chromatid exchange
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
TEST SYSTEM             : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 25 mg/kg
REFERENCE :
   MUREAV Mutation Research.  (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE
   Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1-    1964-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 279,269,1992

                              *** REVIEWS ***
 
   TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
   RICLAG Revista de Investigacion Clinica.  (Instituto Nacional de la
   Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga  No. 15, Deleq.  Tlalpan, 14000
   Mexico City, Mexico)  V.1-    1948-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 45,597,1993

 
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