National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 3-Oxobutanamide - M060041


CASRN: 5977-14-0

Formula: C4-H7-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetoacetamide
  • Acetoacetic acid amide
  • Acetylacetamide

Known Uses

Used as a pigment

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Comet Assay  (F12449B)  Completed 
    • Mice
  • Micronucleus  (F12449)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A69509)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.