National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m980069

Testing Status of Berberine chloride - M980069

 

CASRN: 633-65-8

Related: Berberine (2086-83-1)

Formula: C20-H18-N-O4.Cl

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzo(g)-1,3-benzodioxolo(5,6-a)quinolizinium
  • Berberine hydrochloride bihydrate
  • 5,6-dihydro-9,10-dimethoxy-, chloride

Known Uses

Ingredient in tea, herbal dietary supplements, and over-the-counter health related products

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A64425)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A24049)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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