National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m980056

Testing Status of alpha-Fenchone - M980056

 

CASRN: 1195-79-5

Formula: C10-H16-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • AI3-00736
  • Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-one, 1,3,3-trimethyl-(9CI)
  • 2-Norbornanone, 1,3,3-trimethyl- (8CI)
  • 1,3,3-trimethyl-2-norcamphanone

Known Uses

Used as a flavor and fragrance ingredient. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A52245)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (A18733)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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