Formaldehyde was first reported by the Russian chemist Aleksandr Butlerov (1828-1886), but it was conclusively identified by August Wilhelm von Hofmann.
Aflatoxin G1 is a mycotoxin, which may be produced by mold species of the genus Aspergillus in areas of the world with hot and humid climate.
Appearance: White to faint yellow powder
mp 244-246 °C
Fp -11 °C
storage temp. 2-8°C
mma-sat 31 ng/plate
|MUREAV Mutation Research. 130 (1984),79.|
cyt-mky:kdy 2 mg/L/2H-C
|JNCIAM Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 48 (1972),1647.|
ipr-rat LD50:14,900 μg/kg
|JPTLAS Journal of Pathology. 102 (1970),209.|
orl-dck LD50:785 μg/kg
|PSEBAA Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. 123 (1966),151.|
IARC Cancer Review: Animal Sufficient Evidence IMEMDT IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man . 10 (1976),p. 51.(World Health Organization, Internation Agency for Research on Cancer,Lyon, France.: ) (Single copies can be ordered from WHO Publications Centre U.S.A., 49 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY 12210) .
Confirmed human carcinogen with experimental carcinogenic and neoplastigenic data. Poison by ingestion and intraperitoneal routes. Mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes. See also various aflatoxins.