National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88091

Testing Status of Glutaric acid - M88091

 

CASRN: 110-94-1

Formula: C5-H8-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Pentanedioic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Intermediate for polymers, occurs naturally in green sugar beets (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.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (994718)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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