National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Nifedipine - M20407

 

CASRN: 21829-25-4

Formula: C17-H18-N2-O6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 3,5-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(2-nitrophenyl)-, dimethyl ester

Known Uses

Vasodilator, antianginal, antihypertensive (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (700303)  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
    •  Negative 
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