Agent Name

p-Aminophenylacetic acid

CAS Number

1197-55-3

Formula

C8-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(p-Aminophenyl)acetic acid; (para-Aminophenyl)acetic acid; 4-Aminobenzeneacetic acid; 4-Aminophenylacetic acid; 4-Carboxymethylaniline; p-Amino-alpha-toluic acid; Acetic acid, (p-aminophenyl)-; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-amino-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Tan powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Peptide mimic." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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