National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Phenyl salicylate - 10544-H

 

CASRN: 118-55-8

Formula: C13-H10-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid phenyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Anti-inflammatory agent, analgesic, antipyretic (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (193309)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (737462)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 
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