National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of beta-Caryophyllene - M890037


CASRN: 87-44-5

Formula: C15-H24

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Bicyclo(7.2.0)undec-4-ene, 4,11,11-trimethyl-8-methylene-, (1R-(1R*,4E,9S*))-

Known Uses

Used as a flavor and fragrance ingredient. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (663295)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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