National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Sunscreen agents genotoxic potential (N81105)

Sunscreen agents genotoxic potential

Specific Substances: p-Aminobenzoic acid, 2,2'-Dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone, 2-Ethoxyethyl p-methoxycinnamate, 2-Ethylhexyl 2-cyano-3,3-diphenylacrylate, 2-Ethylhexyl p-Methoxycinnamate, 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone, 2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate

Nomination Date: 01/00/1981

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Examine the genotoxic potential of sunscreen agents in Salmonella.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 150-13-0

Agent Name: p-Aminobenzoic acid

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CASRN: 131-53-3

Agent Name: 2,2'-Dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone

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CASRN: 104-28-9

Agent Name: 2-Ethoxyethyl p-methoxycinnamate

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CASRN: 6197-30-4

Agent Name: 2-Ethylhexyl 2-cyano-3,3-diphenylacrylate

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CASRN: 5466-77-3

Agent Name: 2-Ethylhexyl p-Methoxycinnamate

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CASRN: 131-57-7

Agent Name: 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone

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CASRN: 83-72-7

Agent Name: 2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone

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CASRN: 118-56-9

Agent Name: 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate

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