Agent Name

Acetaminophen

CAS Number

103-90-2

Formula

C8-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

222 AF; 4'-Hydroxyacetanilide; 4-(Acetylamino)phenol; 4-Acetamidophenol; 4-Hydroxyanilid kyseliny octove [Czech]; A-Per; A.F. Anacin; APAP; Abenol; Abensanil; Abrol; Abrolet; Acamol; Acenol; Acenol (pharmaceutical); Acephen; Acertol; Acetaco; Acetagesic; Acetalgin; Acetamide, N-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-; Acetaminofen; Acetamol; Acetanilide, 4'-hydroxy-; Acetofen; Actron; Afebrin; Afebryl; Aferadol; Algesidal; Algina; Algomol; Algotropyl; Alpiny; Alvedon; Amadil; Anacin-3; Anadin dla dzieci; Anaflon; Analter; Andox; Anelix; Anhiba; Anti-Algos; Antidol; Apacet; Apamide; Apitrelal; Arfen; Asetam; Asomal; Aspac; Asplin; Atasol; Atralidon; Babikan; Bacetamol; Banesin; Ben-u-ron; Benmyo; Biocetamol; Cadafen; Calapol; Calmanticold; Calpol; Capital with Codeine; Captin; Causalon; Cefalex; Children's Acetaminophen Elixir Drops; Children's Acetaminophen Elixir Solution; Children's Acetaminophen Oral Solution; Children's Tylenol Chewable; Claradol Codeine; Clixodyne; Cod-Acamol Forte; Codabrol; Codalgin; Codapane; Codicet; Codisal; Codisal Forte; Codoliprane; Codral Pain Relief; Cofamol; Contra-Schmerz P; Cosutone; Crocin; Croix Blanche; Cuponol; Curadon; Curpol; Custodial; Dafalgan; Dafalgan Codeine; Darocet; Datril; Daygrip; Deminofen; Democyl; Demogripal; Desfebre; Dhamol; Dial-a-gesic; Dirox; Disprol; Dol-Stop; Dolcor; Dolefin; Dolegrippin; Dolgesic; Doliprane; Dolko; Dolofugin; Doloreduct; Dolorfug; Dolorol Forte; Dolorstop; Dolotec; Dolprone; Dorocoff; Dresan; Dristancito; Duaneo; Duorol; Duracetamol; Durapan; Dymadon; Dymadon Co; Dymadon Forte; Ecosetol; Enelfa; Eneril; Eu-Med; Excipain; Exdol; Fanalgic; Farmadol; Febranine; Febrectal; Febrectol; Febrex; Febricet; Febridol; Febrilix; Febrin; Febro-gesic; Febrolin; Fendon; Fensum; Fepanil; Fever All; Finimal; Finiweh; Fluparmol; Fortalidon P; Freka-cetamol; Gattaphen T; Gelocatil; Geluprane; Geralgine-P; Gripin Bebe; Grippostad; Gynospasmine; Hedex; Helon N; Homoolan; Ildamol; Inalgex; Infadrops; Infants' Feverall; Influbene N; Injectapap; Junior Disprol; Kataprin; Kinder Finimal; Kratofin simplex; Labamol; Lekadol; Lemgrip; Lemsip; Lestemp; Liquagesic; Liquigesic Co; Lonarid; Lonarid Mono; Lupocet; Lyteca; Magnidol; Malex N; Malgis; Malidens; Maxadol; Medinol Paediatric; Medocodene; Melabon Infantil; Mexalen; Migraleve Yellow; Minafen; Minoset; Miralgin; Momentum; Mono Praecimed; Multin; N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)acetamide; N-Acetyl-p-aminophenol; Naprinol; Nebs; Neo-Fepramol; NeoCitran; Neodol; Neodolito; Neopap; Neuridon; New Cortal for Children; NilnOcen; Nina; No-Febril; Nodolex; Noral; Ofirmev; Oltyl; Oralgan; Ortensan; Oxycocet; PCM Paracetamol Lichtenstein; Paceco; Pacemo; Pacemol; Pacet; Pacimol; Paedialgon; Paedol; Paldesic; Pamol; Panacete; Panadeine; Panadeine Co; Panadiene; Panado-Co; Panado-Co Caplets; Panadol; Panamax; Panasorbe; Panets; Panodil; Pantalgin; Para-Suppo; Para-Tabs; Paracemol; Paracenol; Paracet; Paracetamol; Paracetamol AL; Paracetamol Antipanin P; Paracetamol BC; Paracetamol Basics; Paracetamol Dr. Schmidgall; Paracetamol Fecofar; Paracetamol Genericon; Paracetamol Hanseler; Paracetamol Harkley; Paracetamol Heumann; Paracetamol Hexal; Paracetamol Italfarmaco; Paracetamol Nycomed; Paracetamol PB; Paracetamol Raffo; Paracetamol Ratiopharm; Paracetamol Rosch; Paracetamol Saar; Paracetamol SmithKline Beecham; Paracetamol Stada; Paracetamol Winthrop; Paracetamol von ct; Paracetamolo [Italian]; Paracetamolum [INN-Latin]; Paracetol; Paracin; Paracod; Paracodol; Parador; Paradrops; Parakapton; Parake; Paralen; Paralief; Paralink; Paralyoc; Paramol; Paramolan; Paranox; Parasedol; Parasin; Parcetol; Parmol; Parogal; Paroma; Pe-Tam; Pediapirin; Pediatrix; Percocet-5; Percocet-Demi; Perdolan Mono; Perfalgan; Phenaphen; Phenaphen W/Codeine; Phenipirin; Phogoglandin; Pinex; Piramin; Pirinasol; Plicet; Polmofen; Predimol; Predualito; Prodol; Prontina; Puernol; Pulmofen; Pyregesic-C; Pyrigesic; Pyrinazine; Pyromed; Reliv; Remedol; Rockamol Plus; Rounox; RubieMol; Rubophen; Rupemol; Salzone; Sanicet; Sanicopyrine; Scanol; Scentalgyl; Scherzatabletten Rezeptur 534; Schmerzex; Sedalito; Semolacin; Servigesic; Seskamol; Setakop; Setamol; Setol; Sifenol; Sinaspril; Sinedol; Sinmol; Spalt N; Spalt fur die nacht; St Joseph Aspirin-Free; St Joseph Aspirin-Free for Children; Stanback; Stopain; Sunetheton; Supadol mono; Supofen; Suppap; Supramol-M; Tabalgin; Tachiprina; Tapar; Tazamol; Tempra; Termacet; Termalgin; Termalgine; Termofren; Tiffy; Titralgan; Toximer P; Tralgon; Treupel N; Treupel mon; Treuphadol; Tricoton; Tussapap; Tylenol; Tylenol (caplet); Tylenol (geltab); Tylenol 8-Hour; Tylex; Tylex CD; Tylol; Tymol; Upsanol; Utragin; Valadol; Valgesic; Veralgina; Vermidon; Verpol; Viclor Richet; Vips; Viruflu; Vivimed; Volpan; Zatinol; Zolben; p-Acetamidophenol; p-Acetaminophenol; p-Acetylaminophenol; p-Hydroxyacetanilide; Acetamide, N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Colorless solid; [ICSC] Odorless white solid; [CAMEO] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Registered for use in the US for control of brown tree snakes; [NPIRS] Used to make azo dyes, photographic chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, as a stabilizer for hydrogen peroxide, and as a therapeutic analgesic and antipyretic; [HSDB]

Comments

Ingestion may cause injury to the liver and kidneys; [ICSC] Histopathological changes of the liver, kidney, reproductive organs, thymus, and lymph nodes observed in 13-week feeding study of rats at 25,000 ppm; No evidence of carcinogenicity in male rats, male mice, or female mice; Equivocal evidence in female rats; [NTP] High oral doses produce testicular toxicity in rats and impaired spermiogenesis and testicular atrophy in mice and rats; [REPROTOX] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; Targets the liver and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.0E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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