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Aminobenzoic Acid

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D02BA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000150-13-0

Chemical Formula

C7-H7-N-O2

Molecular Weight

137

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Sunscreen

Antifibrotic agent

Chemical Name

Benzoic acid, amino-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum aminobenzoicum (Latin)
  • Aminobenzoesäure (German)
  • Acide aminobenzoïque (French)

Generic Names

  • Aminobenzoïque (acide) (OS: DCF)
  • 4-Aminobenzoesäure (IS: IUPAC)
  • Acidum 4-aminobenzoicum (IS)
  • PAB (IS)
  • PABA (IS: INCI)
  • p-Aminobenzoesäure (IS)
  • Vitamine Bx (IS)
  • Vitamine H' (IS)
  • 4-Aminobenzoic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acidum 4-aminobenzoicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acidum paraminobenzoicum (PH: Ph. Helv. 8)
  • Aminobenzoic Acid (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • KPAB (IS)
  • Potassium p-aminobenzoate (IS)
  • Aminobenzoate Potassium (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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