National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m890041

Testing Status of trans-Squalene - M890041

 

CASRN: 111-02-4

Formula: C30-H50

Synonyms/Common Names

  • all-trans-Squalene

Known Uses

Naturally occurring in fish oils, used as pharmacological vehicle. 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  (226658)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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