National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Methyl succinic acid - 498215

 

CASRN: 498-21-5

Formula: C5-H8-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Butanedioic acid, methyl- (9CI)

Known Uses

Organic synthesis. 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  (713639)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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