Agent Name

alpha-Phenylacetamide

CAS Number

103-81-1

Formula

C8-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Phenylacetamide; Phenyl-beta-acetylamine; Phenylacetic acid amide; alpha-Toluamide; alpha-Toluimidic acid; Acetamide, 2-phenyl-; Benzeneacetamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to make penicillin G; [Merck Index]

Comments

An eye irritant; A possible sensitizer; Harmful by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Chloro-N-phenylacetamide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000344 mm Hg

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