Agent Name

N-Nitrosoproline

CAS Number

7519-36-0

Formula

C5-H8-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitroso-L-proline; L-Proline, nitroso-; N-Nitroso-L-proline; Nitrosoproline; NO-Pro; NPRO; Proline, N-nitroso-, L-; L-Proline, 1-nitroso- (9CI); Proline, 1-nitroso-, L- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Pale yellow solid; [Toronto Research Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in uncooked cured meats; [IARC]

Comments

Causes lung and gastrointestinal changes in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 203 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; Suspected carcinogen; [Toronto Research Chemicals MSDS] See "NITROSAMINES."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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