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EC number: 201-188-9
CAS number: 79-24-3
Table 1 Micronucleus test in the mouse percent polychromatic erythrocytes with micronuclei.
*Significant at P<0.001
The mutagenic potential of nitroethane was evaluated in the mouse micronucleus test. Nitroethane did not cause a significant increase in the numbers of polychromatic erythrocytes with micronuclei when compared to corresponding negative control groups of mice. No evidence of a sex-related difference in the response to treatment was seen.
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