Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Testing Status of Sorbic acid M88008


CASRN: 110-44-1

Formula: C6-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid,(E,E) (9CI)

Known Uses

Fungistatic agent for food and feed, intermediate for plasticizers and lubricants, natural constituent of mountain ash berries. 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.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (561534)  Completed 
    •  Negative