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Testing Status of Shikimic acid 138590


CASRN: 138-59-0

Formula: C7-H10-O5

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid, 3,4,5-trihydroxy-, (3R-(3alpha,4alpha,5beta))- (9CI)

Known Uses

Toxic component of bracken fern. 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  (A42499)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal