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Testing Status of n-Heptanoic acid M88093


CASRN: 111-14-8

Formula: C7-H14-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Heptanoic acid (8CI)(9CI)

Known Uses

Production of special lubricants, synthetic flavoring, chemical intermediate, in fusel & rancid oils (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  (017346)  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