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Testing Status of Glucosamine M030010


CASRN: 3416-24-8

Formula: C6-H13-N-O5

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Amino-2-deoxy-d-glucose
  • Chitosamine

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13 weeks (Gavage)  (C20319B)  Completed 
    • Citation: Leakey JEA, Ali AA, Babb AR, Badgley HL, Davis KJ, Juliar BE, Leakey TI, Lewis SM, Patton RE, Seng JE. Subchronic toxicity evaluation of glucosamine and glucosamine in combination with chondroitin sulfate in obese Zucker rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2021 Feb 1;412:115371. doi: Epub 2020 Dec 17.
    • Rats: Zucker - Lean (HsdHlr:ZUCKER-Lepr+); Rats: Zucker - Obese (HsdHlr:ZUCKER-Leprfa)
    • Dose: Male rats: 0, 30, 120, 300, or 600 mg/kg/bw/day; 12/dose lean and obese.