Agent Name

Metrizamide

CAS Number

31112-62-6

Formula

C18-H22-I3-N3-O8

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-((3-(Acetylamino)-5-(acetylmethylamino)-2,4,6-triiodobenzoyl)amino)-2-deoxy-D-glucose; 2-(3-Acetamido-2,4,6-triiodo-5-(N-methylacetamido)benzamido)-2-deoxy-D-glucopyranose; 2-(3-Acetamido-2,4,6-triiodo-5-(N-methylacetamido)benzamido)-2-deoxy-D-glucose; 2-(3-Acetamido-5-N-methyl-acetamido-2,4,6-triiodobenzamido)-2-deoxy-D-glucose; 3-Acetylamino-5-N-methyl-acetylamino-2,4,6-triiodobenzoyl glucosamine; Amipaque; D-Glucose, 2-((3-(acetylamino)-5-(acetylmethylamino)-2,4,6-triiodobenzoyl)amino)-2-deoxy-; Metrizamida [INN-Spanish]; Metrizamidum [INN-Latin]; Telebrix 300; WIN 39103; D-Glucose, 2-(3-acetamido-2,4,6-triiodo-5-(N-methylacetamido)benzamido)-2-deoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a radiopaque x-ray contrast medium; [Merck Index] "A solute for density gradient centrifugation offering higher maximum solution density without the problems of increased viscosity. It is also used as a resorbable, non-ionic contrast medium." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the vascular system; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.2E-27 mm Hg

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