National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-10013-e

Testing Status of Capsaicin - 10013-E

 

CASRN: 404-86-4

Related: 2444-46-4 NONIVAMIDE (SYNTHETIC CAPSAICIN)

Formula: C18-H27-N-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • (E)-N-((4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-methyl)-8-methyl-6-nonenamide
  • 6-Nonenamide

Known Uses

Flavoring agent, used in pepper and paprika, therapeutic counter-irritant. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A96033)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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