National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m910022

Testing Status of Isophytol - M910022

 

CASRN: 505-32-8

Formula: C20-H40-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Hexadecen-3-ol, 3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-

Known Uses

In preparation of vitamins E & K1 (Merck 1989). Decomposition product of chlorophyll. 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  (A23522)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A37965)  Completed 
    •  Equivocal 
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