Testing Status of alpha-Thujone - M980059
- Bicyclo(3.1.0)hexan-3-one, 4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-,(1S-(1alpha, 4alpha, 5alpha))-(9CI)
The essential oils in which Thujone occurs are used in herbal medicine and as flavorings, fragrances, and rodent and mite repellents. Thujone is banned as a direct food additive in the U.S. Thujone-containing plant oils are used as flavoring substances in the alcoholic drink industry.
- 2 weeks (Gavage)
- Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1/N
- Dose: 0, 1, 3, 10, 30, OR 100 MG/KG/DAY.