National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of D-alpha-Tocopheryl succinate - 4345033

 

CASRN: 4345-03-3

Formula: C33-H54-O5

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Butanedioic acid, mono(3,4-dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-6-yl) ester, (2R-(2R*(4R*,8R*)))-(9CI)

Known Uses

Occurs naturally in foods; food additive; vitamin preparation; skin creams, ointments, and cosmetics; in infant formulas; chemical preservative; antioxidant substitute.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (185103)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Weakly Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (582862)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative 
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