Agent Name

N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)glycine

CAS Number

122-87-2

Formula

C8-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-(Carboxymethylamino)phenol; Glitsin; Glycin; Hydroxyphenyl glycine; Iconyl; Monazol; N-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)glycine; Photoglycine; p-Hydroxyanilinoacetic acid; p-Hydroxyphenyl glycine; p-Hydroxyphenylaminoacetic acid; p-Hydroxyphenylglycine; Glycine, N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-; Glycine, N-(p-hydroxyphenyl)- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] p-Hydroxyanilinoacetic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Shiny solid; [Merck Index] White or light brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a photographic developer, acid indicator in bacteriology, and reagent (determination of iron, phosphorus, and silicon); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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