National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Gibberellic acid - 10407-H

 

CASRN: 77-06-5

Formula: C19-H22-O6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,4A,7-Trihydroxy-1-methyl-8-gibb-3-ene-1,10-dicarboxylic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Plant growth regulator/promoter, food additive in malting of barley (Merck 1989). 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  (624506)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 
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