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Testing Status of Acetanilide 11406-P


CASRN: 103-84-4

Formula: C8-H9-N-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetamide, N-phenyl-

Known Uses

Analgesic. Antipyretic. Pharmaceutical intermediate. In manufacture of dyes. Rubber accelerator. Stabilizer in hydrogen peroxide. Stabilizer for cellulose ester coating. One of first "coal tar" analgesics. 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  (352527)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative