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Testing Status of o-Nitrobenzoic acid 11555-F


CASRN: 552-16-9

Formula: C7-H5-N-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Nitrobenzoic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Used in manufacture of intermediates, reagent for alkaloids

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (778268)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (722123)  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.
    •  Positive