Agent Name

Furaltadone

CAS Number

139-91-3

Formula

C13-H16-N4-O6

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(+-)-5-(Morpholinomethyl)-3-((5-nitrofurfurylidene)amino)-2-oxazolidinone; 5-(Morpholinomethyl)-3-((5-nitrofurfurylidene)amino)oxazolidone; 5-Morpholinomethyl-3-(5-nitro-2-furfurylidine-amino)-2-oxazolidinone; Altabactina; Altafur; Darifur; F-150; Furaltadon; Furaltadona [INN-Spanish]; Furaltadonum [INN-Latin]; Furasol; Furazolin; Furmethanol; Furmethonol; Furmetonol; Ibifur; Medifuran; NF 260; Nitraldone; Nitrofuraltadone; Nitrofurmethone; Nitrofurmethonum; Nitrofurmeton; Otifuril; Sepsinol; Ultrafur; Unifur; Valsyn; Valsyn (VAN); Valsyn water mix; 2-Oxazolidinone, 5-(4-morpholinylmethyl)-3-(((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)amino)-; 2-Oxazolidinone, 5-(morpholinomethyl)-3-((5-nitrofurfurylidene)amino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Animal Feed Additives

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an animal feed additive; [Kanerva, p. 1798] Used as a human and veterinary antibacterial; [Merck Index]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in farmworkers; [Kanerva, p. 1798] Causes behavioral disorder, respiratory depression, and changes in urine composition in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

Contact dermatitis from furaltadone in animal feed

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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