For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
VOL.: 46 (1989) (p. 195)
Chem. Abstr. Name: Fluoranthene, 3,9-dinitro-
3,9-Dinitrofluoranthene has been detected in the particulate fraction of the exhaust of a diesel engine.
3,9-Dinitrofluoranthene was tested for carcinogenicity in one experiment in rats by subcutaneous injection, producing sarcomas at the injection site.
No data were available to the Working Group.
3,9-Dinitrofluoranthene induced DNA damage and mutation in bacteria.
There is limited evidence for the carcinogenicity in experimental animals of 3,9-dinitrofluoranthene.
No data were available from studies in humans on the carcinogenicity of 3,9-dinitrofluoranthene.
3,9-Dinitrofluoranthene is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).
For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.
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