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Substance Name: Sodium aminobenzoate
RN: 555-06-6
UNII: 75UI7QUZ5J
InChIKey: XETSAYZRDCRPJY-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • A member of the VITAMIN B COMPLEX. It used to be common in SUNSCREENING AGENTS until found to also be a sensitizer. The potassium salt is used therapeutically in fibrotic skin disorders.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H7-N-O2.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 159.119
 

Classification Code

  • Analgesic
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sodium aminobenzoate

Synonyms

  • AI3-16691
  • Aminobenzoate sodium
  • Antergyl
  • Benzoic acid, 4-amino-, monosodium salt
  • Benzoic acid, p-amino-, monosodium salt
  • EC 209-080-3
  • EINECS 209-080-3
  • Monosodium 4-aminobenzoate
  • p-Aminobenzoic acid, sodium salt
  • Pabavit
  • Sodium 4-aminobenzoate
  • Sodium aminobenzoate
  • Sodium p-aminobenzoate
  • Sodium para-aminobenzoate
  • UNII-75UI7QUZ5J

Systematic Names

  • Benzoic acid, 4-amino-, monosodium salt
  • Benzoic acid, 4-amino-, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Benzoic acid, p-amino-, monosodium salt
  • Sodium 4-aminobenzoate

Mixture Name

  • Pabalate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 555-06-6

FDA UNII

  • 75UI7QUZ5J

System Generated Number

  • 0000555066

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H7-N-O2.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C7-H7-N-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H7NO2.Na/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10;/h1-4H,8H2,(H,9,10);/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

XETSAYZRDCRPJY-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

c1(C(=O)[O-])ccc(N)cc1.[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 2840mg/kg (2840mg/kg)   Medicinal Chemistry, A Series of Reviews. Vol. 6, Pg. 343, 1963.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)   Comptes Rendus des Seances de la Societe de Biologie et de Ses Filiales. Vol. 146, Pg. 466, 1952.
rat LD50 intravenous 2760mg/kg (2760mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Vol. 49, Pg. 184, 1942.