National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of DL-alanine - M040008

 

CASRN: 302-72-7

Formula: C3-H7-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DL-alpha-Alanine
  • DL-2-Aminopropanoic acid

Known Uses

None provided ; Non-essential amino acid for human development. 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  (A23688)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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