Agent Name

Dimercaptosuccinic acid

CAS Number

2418-14-6

Formula

C4-H6-O4-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3-Dimercaptobutanedioic acid; 2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic acid; Succinic acid, 2,3-dimercapto-; Suximer; Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dimercapto-; [ChemIDplus] alpha,beta- Dimercaptosuccinic acid; [RTECS]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Comments

Causes GI changes, impaired liver function tests, and granulocytopenia in oral and intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] See "Succimer."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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