National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Penicillin V - 87081


CASRN: 87-08-1

Formula: C16-H18-N2-O5-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 4-Thia-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0)heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-((phenylacetyl)amino)-, (2S-(2alpha,5alpha,6beta))- (9CI)

Known Uses

Antibacterial obtained from penicillin mold (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Mouse Lymphoma  (076958)  Completed 
    • Mice
    •  Negative 
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