National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Propionaldehyde - 10272-H

 

CASRN: 123-38-6

Formula: C3-H6-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Propanal (9CI)

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate. Food flavoring agent. Naturally occurring in foods. 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

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (527837)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Salmonella  (175031)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (675556)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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