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Testing Status of Epinephrine M20315


CASRN: 51-43-4

Formula: C9-H13-N-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Benzenediol, 4-(1-hydroxy-2-(methylamino)ethyl)-, (R)-

Known Uses

Hormone secreted by medulla of adrenal gland, extracted from animal adrenals or prepared synthetically, therapeutic uses: bronchodilator, vasoconstrictor, cardiac stimulant

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (784620)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Equivocal 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (223710)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (898261)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Equivocal