Agent Name

Threonine

CAS Number

72-19-5

Formula

C4-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(S)-Threonine; 2-Amino-3-hydroxybutanoic acid, (R-(R*,S*))-; Butanoic acid, 2-amino-3-hydroxy-, (R-(R*,S*))-; L-Threonine; Threonin; Threoninum [Latin]; Treonina [Spanish]; Threonine, L-; [ChemIDplus] Thr; T; (2S,3R)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

An essential amino acid; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent and nutritional supplement; [FDA] Used as a dietary supplement, flavor additive, and for biochemical research; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.09E-8 mm Hg

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