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Testing Status of Chromium picolinate M980072


CASRN: 14639-25-9

Formula: C18-H12-Cr-N3-O6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chromium 2-pyridinecarboxylate
  • Chromium, tris(2-pyridinecarboxylato-N(1),O(2))- (9CI)
  • Picolinic acid, chromium salt
  • 2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, chromium salt

Known Uses

Used as a dietary supplement for losing weight

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A16062)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A15624)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A47894)  Completed 
    •  Negative