Can the chemical ptc harm you?
- cat loverLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
The first link covers the use of PTC in examining taste receptors. So in those cases the amounts used are very minor.
Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 3 mg/kg [Rat]. (second link)
It is classified as very hazardous to humans.Source(s): http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/trait... http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9926519