Agent Name

Ampicillin

CAS Number

69-53-4

Formula

C16-H19-N3-O4-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Amfipen; Aminobenzylpenicillin; Amipicin; Ampivet; Austrapen; Binotal; Britacil; BRL 1341; Doktacillin; Guicitrina; Nuvapen; Omnipen; Penbristol; Penbritin; Pentrex; Roscillin; Semicillin; Synpenin; 4-Thia-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0.)heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-(2-amino-2-phenylacetamido)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-, D-(-); Tolomol; Totapen; Ultrabron; Viccillin; Viccillin S; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in a nurse; [Kanerva, p. 1189;] Asthma reported in pharmaceutical workers; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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