Agent Name

D-Ribose

CAS Number

50-69-1

Formula

C5-H10-O5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Ribo-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyvaleraldehyde, D-; Ribose; Ribose, D-; [ChemIDplus] D-(-)-Ribose; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.55E-7 mm Hg

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