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Substance Name: Guaiac
RN: 9000-29-7

Note

  • Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Code

  • Indicators and Reagents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Guaiac
  • Gum Guaiac

MeSH Heading

  • Guaiac

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 3289
  • EINECS 232-535-2
  • Guaiac
  • Guaiac gum
  • Guaiac resin
  • Guaiacum
  • Guaiacum (resin)
  • Guaicum (resin)
  • Gum Guaiac
  • Gum guaiacum
  • HSDB 1923
  • Resin guaiac
  • UNII-03C8A0DFJ8
  • UNII-570858Q4NE
  • UNII-N0K2Z502R6

Systematic Names

  • Guaiac gum
  • Guaiac resin
  • Guaiacum (resin)

Superlist Name

  • Guaiac

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-29-7

FDA UNIIs

  • 03C8A0DFJ8
  • 570858Q4NE
  • N0K2Z502R6

System Generated Number

  • 0009000297

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 oral 1120mg/kg (1120mg/kg)   Advances in Food Research. Vol. 3, Pg. 197, 1951.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal > 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Advances in Food Research. Vol. 3, Pg. 197, 1951.
mouse LD50 oral > 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Advances in Food Research. Vol. 3, Pg. 197, 1951.
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 2, Pg. 327, 1964.