Testing Status of Agar 10754-C

 

CASRN: 9002-18-0

Formula: N/F

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Agar

Known Uses

Jelling agent in foods and pharmaceuticals, dentistry, culture media (bacterial), sizing for textiles.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 14-Day (Dosed-Feed)  (C50475)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
  • 13-Week (Dosed-Feed)  (C50475)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 0, 3100, 50000 PPM/10 PER GROUP.

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2-Year (Dosed-Feed)  (C50475)  Report Complete 
    • TR-230 (NIH Number: 82-1786)  (Peer Review Approval 02/18/1981A )
      Carcinogenesis Bioassay of Agar (CASRN 9002-18-0) 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.