Agent Name

Adonitol

Alternative Name

Ribitol

CAS Number

488-81-3

Formula

C5-H12-O5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,4,5-Pentanepentol; Adonit; Adonite; Pentitol; Ribitol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

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

Sources/Uses

"A sugar alcohol formed by the reduction of ribose." [ChemIDplus] A pentitol from herbaceous plants; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 10,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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