National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Glycine - 10877-J

 

CASRN: 56-40-6

Formula: C2-H5-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Aminoacetic acid

Known Uses

Sweet, non-essential amino acid, vasodilator, dietary supplement, feed additive, buffering agent. 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  (152901)  Completed 
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (709932)  Completed 
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Negative 
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