National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Sesamol - M90020


CASRN: 533-31-3

Formula: C7-H6-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,3-Benzodioxol-5-ol (9CI)
  • Phenol, 3,4-(methylenedioxy)- (8CI)

Known Uses

Food additive, obtained from sesame seeds (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A76636)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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