Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Testing Status of Phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride 154416


CASRN: 154-41-6

Formula: C9-H13-N-O.Cl-H

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzenemethanol, alpha-(1-aminoethyl)-, hydrochloride, (R*,S*)-(+-)- (9CI)

Known Uses

Component of numerous prescription and OTC nasal decongestants and cold remedies. OTC weight control products. (NTP executive summary)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (919109)  Completed 
    •  Negative