Agent Name

Egomaketone

CAS Number

59204-74-9

Formula

C10-H12-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3-Penten-1-one, 1-(3-furanyl)-4-methyl-; Egomacetone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Sources/Uses

Essential oil of perilla frutescene; Used for food flavoring, in "soyo" folk medicine, and in biochemical and physiological studies; [HSDB]

Comments

A potent lung edemagenic in lethal-dose studies of mice; Cattle eating the wild perilla mint may develop acute bovine pulmonary emphysema. [HSDB] Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 10 mg/kg; [RTECS]

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.