Testing Status of Decanoic acid M20421
- N-Capric acid
- n-Decylic acid
Base for wetting agents; plasticizer; resins; intermediate for food-grade additive; as an intermediate in other chemical syntheses, occurs in seed oils from lythaceae (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.
- Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158