Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Testing Status of Gum Arabic 10751-P

 

CASRN: 9000-01-5

Formula: N/F

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acacia

Known Uses

Food additive, flavor fixative, foam stabilizer, emulsifier

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 14-Day (Dosed-Feed)  (C50748)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
  • 13-Week (Dosed-Feed)  (C50748)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 6300, 100000 PPM/10 PER GROUP.

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2-Year (Dosed-Feed)  (C50748)  Completed 
    • TR-227 (NIH Number: 82-1783)  (Peer Review Approval 02/18/1981A )
      Carcinogenesis Bioassay of Gum Arabic (CASRN 9000-01-5) in F344 Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Feed Study)
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Carcinogenesis Results
      • Male Rats Negative 
      • Female Rats Negative 
      • Male Mice Negative 
      • Female Mice Negative 
    • Dose: 0, 25000, 50000 PPM/50 PER GROUP.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (421947)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative