National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

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 
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