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Testing Status of Metronidazole M20136


CASRN: 443-48-1

Formula: C6-H9-N3-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Flagyl
  • 1H-Imidazole-1-ethanol, 2-methyl-5-nitro-

Known Uses

Antiprotozoal-antitrichomonal (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (149862)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Positive