National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Folic acid - 11336-H


CASRN: 59-30-3

Formula: C19-H19-N7-O6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • N-(4-((2-Amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Hematopoietic vitamin, nutritional factor, component of dietary supplements, occurs in spinach, mushrooms, yeast, human body organs (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A32205)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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