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Testing Status of n-Heptanal M88100


CASRN: 111-71-7

Formula: C7-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Heptanal (8CI)(9CI)

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate, flavoring agent, fragrance, obtained from castor oil (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  (029960)  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