Agent Name

Collagen

CAS Number

9007-34-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Atelocollagen; Collagen fiber; Glyceryl collagenate; Atelocollagen SS; Collagens; CosmoDerm; CosmoPlast; Ossein; Osseine; Pelvicol; Tissue Fascie; Za 552; [ChemIDplus] Collagen, from bovine achilles tendon; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

White fibers; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

About one third of the total protein in mammals is collagen; Used in sutures, leather substitutes, photographic emulsions, coatings, and food casings; [Merck Index] Used in cosmetics and medications; [REPROTOX] Used as a flavoring agent and solvent for foods; [FDA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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