National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-11169-h

Testing Status of Ninhydrin - 11169-H

 

CASRN: 485-47-2

Formula: C9-H6-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,2-Dihydroxy-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione (9CI)

Known Uses

Laboratory reagent, developer for latent fingerprints

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (140417)  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 
  • Salmonella  (972130)  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.
    •  Equivocal 
NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.