National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Sodium erythorbate - M88014


CASRN: 6381-77-7

Formula: C6-H8-O6.Na

Synonyms/Common Names

  • D-Erythro-hex-2-enonic acid, gamma-lactone, monosodium salt (9CI)

Known Uses

Antioxidant for foods.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (407325)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A14055)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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