National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m970015

Testing Status of Adipic acid - M970015

 

CASRN: 124-04-9

Formula: C6-H10-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,4-Butanedicarboxylic acid
  • Hexanedioic acid

Known Uses

Manufacturing artificial resins, plastics (nylon), and urethane foams; acidulant in baking powders; intermediate in lubricating oil additives. 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  (A86767)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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