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Testing Status of Abscisic acid M040027


CASRN: 14375-45-2

Formula: C15-H20-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • ABA
  • (+/-)-Abscisic acid
  • Abscisic acid, (+/-)-(2Z,4E)-
  • 2,4-Pentadienoic acid, 5-(1-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-4-oxo-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-3-methyl-, (2Z,4E)-

Known Uses

Plant hormone that regulates seed maturation and germination and mediates plant response to environmental stress. 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  (A29919)  Completed 
    •  Negative