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Substance Name: Saponins
RN: 8047-15-2

Note

  • A type of glycoside widely distributed in plants. Each consists of a sapogenin as the aglycone moiety, and a sugar. The sapogenin may be a steroid or a triterpene and the sugar may be glucose, galactose, a pentose, or a methylpentose.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Code

  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Saponins

MeSH Heading

  • Saponins

Synonyms

  • Caswell No. 731A
  • EC 232-462-6
  • EINECS 232-462-6
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 097004
  • Saponin
  • Saponine

Systematic Names

  • Saponin
  • Saponins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8047-15-2

Other Registry Number

  • 11006-75-0

System Generated Number

  • 0008047152

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo intravenous 46mg/kg (46mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1394, 1935.
mouse LDLo intravenous 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1395, 1935.
mouse LDLo oral 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1395, 1935.
mouse LDLo subcutaneous 900mg/kg (900mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1395, 1935.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 40mg/kg (40mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1394, 1935.
rat LCLo inhalation 250mg/m3/4H (250mg/m3) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER CHANGES: OLFACTION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
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