National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of DL-alpha-Lipoic acid - M980033


CASRN: 1077-28-7

Formula: C8-H14-O2-S2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DL-alpha-Lipoic acid
  • DL-6,8-Dithiooctanoic acid
  • dl-Thioctic acid


  • 62-46-4 - alpha-Lipoic acid

Known Uses

Retinoid, Dietary Supplement

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A06994)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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