National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m010059

Testing Status of Apigenin - M010059

 

CASRN: 520-36-5

Formula: C15-H10-O5

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Apigenol
  • Chamomile
  • C.I. Natural Yellow 1
  • 4H-1-Benzopyran-4-one, 5,7-dihydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)- (9CI)
  • 2-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)-5,7-dihydroxychromone
  • Spigenin
  • 4',5,7-Trihydroxyflavone

Known Uses

Used as a research chemical: anti-viral agents, anti-tumor, bowel disease and skin conditions. Active ingredient in chamomile, used for indigestion.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A92678)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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