Liver effects have been reported in mice and rats given a single intraperitoneal injection of 2-acetyfuran. It damaged the chromosomes of mice given single or repeated doses by the oral route and hamster cells treated in culture. In bacterial assays, 2-acetylfuran has given some indication of activity in tests for DNA damage and was mutagenic in an Ames test.

Date of Publication: 1995

Number of Pages: 3

CAS Number*: 1192-62-7

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