Agent Name

Sulfanilamide

CAS Number

63-74-1

Formula

C6-H8-N2-O2-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1162 F; 4-Aminobenzenesulfonamide; 4-Aminophenylsulfonamide; 4-Sulfamoylaniline; A-349; Albexan; Albosal; Ambeside; Aniline-p-sulfonic amide; Antistrept; Astreptine; Astrocid; Avc; Bacteramid; Bactesid; Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-; Benzenesulfonamide, p-amino-; Collomide; Colsulanyde; Copticide; Deseptyl; Dipron; Ergaseptine; Erysipan; Estreptocida; Exoseptoplix; F 1162; F-1162; Fourneau 1162; Gerison; Gombardol; Infepan; Lusil; Lysococcine; Neococcyl; Orgaseptine; PABS; Prontalbin; Prontosil I; Prontosil White; Prontosil album; Prontylin; Pronzin album; Proseptal; Proseptine; Proseptol; Pysococcine; Rubiazol A; Sanamid; Septamide album; Septanilam; Septinal; Septolix; Septoplex; Septoplix; Solfanilamide [DCIT]; Stopton album; Stramid; Strepamide; Strepsan; Streptagol; Streptamid; Streptamin; Streptasol; Streptocid; Streptocid album; Streptocide (VAN); Streptocide White; Streptocidum; Streptoclase; Streptocom; Streptol; Strepton; Streptopan; Streptosil; Streptozol; Streptozone; Streptrocide; Sulfamidyl; Sulfamine; Sulfana; Sulfanalone; Sulfanidyl; Sulfanil; Sulfanilamida [INN-Spanish]; Sulfanilamide Vaginal Cream; Sulfanilamidum [INN-Latin]; Sulfanilimidic acid; Sulfocidin; Sulfocidine; Sulfonamide; Sulfonamide P; Sulfonylamide; Sulphanilamide; Sulphonamide; Therapol; Tolder; White streptocide; p-Aminobenzenesulfamide; p-Aminobenzenesulfonamide; p-Aminobenzenesulfonylamide; p-Aminophenylsulfonamide; p-Anilinesulfonamide; p-Sulfamidoaniline; p-Sulfamoylaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as human and veterinary antibacterial; [Merck Index]

Comments

Photoallergic contact dermatitis reported; Sulfanilamide may induce photosensitivity in patients taking sulfanilamide systemically (photodrug reaction). [Marks, p. 201-3] In a 1946 report, occupational asthma was induced by sulfathiazole (72-14-0). [Malo] See "Sulfathiazole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.3E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoallergic

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