Agent Name

DL-Alanine

CAS Number

302-72-7

Formula

C3-H7-N-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(+-)-2-Aminopropionic acid; (+-)-Alanine; (R,S)-Alanine; (RS)-2-Aminopropionsaeure; Alanine, DL-; D,L-Alanine; DL-2-Aminopropanoic acid; DL-2-Aminopropionic acid; DL-alpha-Alanine; DL-alpha-Aminopropionic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A non-essential amino acid; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.05E-7 mm Hg

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