National Toxicology Program

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Testing Status of p-Aminobenzoic acid - 11292-J

 

CASRN: 150-13-0

Formula: C7-H7-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzoic acid, 4-amino
  • PABA

Known Uses

Local anesthetic; in sunscreen lotions; antirickettsial medication; sulfonamide antagonist in laboratories.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (413543)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
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