Agent Name

Tryptones

CAS Number

73049-73-7

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Peptone; Brewers peptone; Hydrolyzed protein; Peptones; Proteins, peptones; [ChemIDplus] Peptone type IV from soybean; [EPA] Peptone from animal tissue; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] "TSCA Definition 2008: The complex combination of various amino acids joined by peptide linkages obtained by the hydrolysis of animal tissue proteins." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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