Chemical Abstract Number: 242-646-8
Common Uses Streptozotocin The chemical Streptozotocin (STZ) is identified to be useful for the treatment of “metastasizing pancreatic islet cell tumors, malignant carcinoid tumors, and as an investigational drug for diabetes research” (Virginia Commonwealth University ñ Office of Environmental Health & Safety, 2009, p. 1).
A determination if your chemical is a carcinogen, reproductive toxicant and/or highly toxic chemical.
The chemical is classified as possible carcinogen and mutagen . It was clearly identified as “’reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen’ based on sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals (IARC, 1978, 1982)” (cited in . As a carcinogen, the chemical is found to have strong potentials for causing cancer or tumor in various parts of the body. ...