National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of alpha-Lipoic acid - M050014


CASRN: 62-46-4

Formula: C8-H14-O2-S2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Dithiolane-3-aleric acid
  • 1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic Acid (9CI)
  • Thioctic acid


  • 1077-28-7 - DL-alpha-Lipoic acid

Known Uses

Dietary supplement

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A84168)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal 
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