Agent Name

Fenamic acid

Alternative Name

N-Phenylanthranilic acid

CAS Number

91-40-7

Formula

C13-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(Phenylamino)benzoic acid; 2-Anilinobenzoic acid; 2-Carboxydiphenylamine; Diphenylamine-2-carboxylic acid; N-Phenyl-o-aminobenzoic acid; N-Phenylanthranilic acid; Phenylanthranilic acid; o-Anilinobenzoic acid; Anthranilic acid, N-phenyl-; Benzoic acid, 2-(phenylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aminobenzoic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to detect vanadium in steel; [Merck Index] "Has chloride and potassium channel-blocking activity." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes renal changes (tubules and glomeruli) and proteinuria in 7-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Diphenylamine." See "Benzoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.38E-6 mm Hg

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