National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m040009

Testing Status of beta-Alanine - M040009

 

CASRN: 107-95-9

Formula: C3-H7-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 3-Aminopropanoic acid
  • beta-Aminopropionic acid
  • 2-Carboxyethylamine

Known Uses

None provided ; In the synthesis of pantothenic acid and derivatives; as buffer in electroplating. 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  (A27555)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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