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MSDS  : Cholesterol
CAS  : 57-88-5
SYNONYMS  : * Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3-beta)- * Cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol * delta(sup 5)-Cholesten-3-beta-ol * 5-Cholesten-3-beta-ol * 5:6-Cholesten-3-ol * 5:6-Cholesten-3-beta-ol * Cholesterin * Cholesterine * Cholestrin * (-)-Cholesterol * Cholesteryl alcohol * Dythol * 3-beta-Hydroxycholest-5-ene * Provitamin D
*** CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION ***

RTECS NUMBER : FZ8400000
CHEMICAL NAME : Cholesterol
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER : 57-88-5
LAST UPDATED : 199710
DATA ITEMS CITED : 22
MOLECULAR FORMULA : C27-H46-O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT : 386.73
WISWESSER LINE NOTATION : L E5 B666 LUTJ A1 E1 FY1&3Y1&1 OQ
COMPOUND DESCRIPTOR : Tumorigen
Mutagen
Reproductive Effector
Natural Product
SYNONYMS/TRADE NAMES :
* Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3-beta)-
* Cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol
* delta(sup 5)-Cholesten-3-beta-ol
* 5-Cholesten-3-beta-ol
* 5:6-Cholesten-3-ol
* 5:6-Cholesten-3-beta-ol
* Cholesterin
* Cholesterine
* Cholestrin
* (-)-Cholesterol
* Cholesteryl alcohol
* Dythol
* 3-beta-Hydroxycholest-5-ene
* Provitamin D

*** HEALTH HAZARD DATA ***

** OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE TOXICITY DATA **

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION : 2100 mg/kg/12W-C
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Peripheral Nerve and Sensation - recording from peripheral motor nerve
Sense Organs and Special Senses (Ear) - changes in cochlear structure or
function
Blood - changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
REFERENCE :
CHHTAT Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi. Chinese Medical Journal. (China International
Book Trading Corp., POB 2820, Beijing, Peop. Rep. China) V.1- 1915-
Suspended 1967-72. Volume(issue)/page/year: 70,292,1990

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION : 12180 mg/kg/40W-C
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Liver - changes in liver weight
Endocrine - changes in spleen weight
Blood - pigmented or nucleated red blood cells
REFERENCE :
FCTOD7 Food and Chemical Toxicology. (Pergamon Press Inc., Maxwell House,
Fairview Park, Elmsford, NY 10523) V.20- 1982- Volume(issue)/page/year:
34,611,1996

** TUMORIGENIC DATA **

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION : 800 mg/kg/43W-I
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Tumorigenic - equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria
Tumorigenic - tumors at site of application
REFERENCE :
EMSUA8 Experimental Medicine and Surgery. (Brooklyn, NY) V.1-29, 1943-71.
Suspended. Volume(issue)/page/year: 3,95,1945

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION : 15 gm/kg/47W-I
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Tumorigenic - Carcinogenic by RTECS criteria
Tumorigenic - tumors at site of application
REFERENCE :
NATUAS Nature. (Nature Subscription Dept., POB 1018, Manasguan, NJ 08736)
V.1- 1869- Volume(issue)/page/year: 160,270,1947

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Implant
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION : 800 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Tumorigenic - equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria
Kidney, Ureter, Bladder - tumors
Tumorigenic - tumors at site of application
REFERENCE :
SCIEAS Science. (American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, 1333 H
St., NW, Washington, DC 20005) V.1- 1895- Volume(issue)/page/year:
167,996,1970

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION : 60 gm/kg/2W-I
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Tumorigenic - Carcinogenic by RTECS criteria
Tumorigenic - tumors at site of application
REFERENCE :
NATWAY Naturwissenschaften. (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberger Platz 3, D-1000
Berlin 33, Fed. Rep. Ger.) V.1- 1913- Volume(issue)/page/year:
60,525,1973

** REPRODUCTIVE DATA **

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rat
DOSE : 175 mg/kg
SEX/DURATION : female 8-14 day(s) after conception
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Reproductive - Specific Developmental Abnormalities - craniofacial
(including nose and tongue)
REFERENCE :
AOBIAR Archives of Oral Biology. (Pergamon Press Inc., Maxwell House,
Fairview Park, Elmsford, NY 10523) V.1- 1959- Volume(issue)/page/year:
12,1221,1967

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rat
DOSE : 1900 mg/kg
SEX/DURATION : female 1-19 day(s) after conception
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Reproductive - Fertility - post-implantation mortality (e.g. dead and/or
resorbed implants per total number of implants)
Reproductive - Fertility - litter size (e.g. # fetuses per litter; measured
before birth)
REFERENCE :
JDREAF Journal of Dental Research. (International Assoc. for Dental
Research, 734 15th St., NW, Suite 809, Washington, DC 20005) V.1- 1919-
Volume(issue)/page/year: 51,1421,1972

TYPE OF TEST : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED : Rodent - rabbit
DOSE : 6 gm/kg
SEX/DURATION : female 1-31 day(s) after conception
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Reproductive - Effects on Embryo or Fetus - extra-embryonic structures
(e.g., placenta, umbilical cord)
Reproductive - Effects on Newborn - stillbirth
REFERENCE :
JONUAI Journal of Nutrition. (Subscription Dept., 9650 Rockville Pike,
Bethesda, MD 20014) V.1- 1928- Volume(issue)/page/year: 102,1681,1972

** MUTATION DATA **

TYPE OF TEST : Mutation in microorganisms
TEST SYSTEM : Bacteria - Salmonella typhimurium
DOSE/DURATION : 500 ug/plate
REFERENCE :
FCTOD7 Food and Chemical Toxicology. (Pergamon Press Inc., Maxwell House,
Fairview Park, Elmsford, NY 10523) V.20- 1982- Volume(issue)/page/year:
20,35,1982

TYPE OF TEST : DNA adduct
TEST SYSTEM : Rodent - mouse Cells - not otherwise specified
DOSE/DURATION : 1 umol/L
REFERENCE :
CJBBDU Canadian Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. (National
Research Council of Canada, Publication Sales and Distribution, Ottawa ON
K1A OR6, Canada) V.61- 1983- Volume(issue)/page/year: 62,94,1984

*** REVIEWS ***

IARC Cancer Review:Animal Inadequate Evidence
IMEMDT IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals
to Man. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210)
V.1- 1972- Volume(issue)/page/year: 10,99,1976

IARC Cancer Review:Human Inadequate Evidence
IMEMDT IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals
to Man. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210)
V.1- 1972- Volume(issue)/page/year: 31,95,1983

IARC Cancer Review:Group 3
IMSUDL IARC Monographs, Supplement. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49
Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210) No.1- 1979- Volume(issue)/page/year:
7,161,1987

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ADVPA3 Advances in Pharmacology. (New York, NY) V.1-6, 1962-68. For
publisher information, see AVPCAQ. Volume(issue)/page/year: 4,263,1966

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ADCSAJ Advances in Chemistry Series. (American Chemical Soc., Distribution
Office Dept. 223, POB 57136, West End Stn., Washington, DC 20037) No.1-
1950- Volume(issue)/page/year: 13,271,1970

*** NIOSH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AND SURVEILLANCE DATA ***

NIOSH OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE SURVEY DATA :
NOHS - National Occupational Hazard Survey (1974)
NOHS Hazard Code - 80865
No. of Facilities: 1321 (estimated)
No. of Industries: 8
No. of Occupations: 10
No. of Employees: 13980 (estimated)

NOES - National Occupational Exposure Survey (1983)
NOES Hazard Code - 80865
No. of Facilities: 4091 (estimated)
No. of Industries: 5
No. of Occupations: 11
No. of Employees: 41411 (estimated)
No. of Female Employees: 30220 (estimated)

*** STATUS IN U.S. ***

EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Negative: SHE-clonal assay

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY

EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies

EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JUNE 1998


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