National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Ethyl 3-hydroxybutyrate - M890062


CASRN: 5405-41-4

Formula: C6-H12-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Butanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, ethyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Food additive

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (187346)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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