Agent Name

Salicylhydroxamic acid

CAS Number

89-73-6

Formula

C7-H7-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Hydroxybenzhydroxamic acid; 2-Hydroxybenzohydroxamic acid; N,2-Dihydroxybenzamide; SHA; Salicylohydroximic acid; o-Hydroxybenzohydroxamic acid; Benzamide, N,2-dihydroxy-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxyphenylhydroxamic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a complexing agent; [Merck Index] Used to make metallacrowns and as an antimicrobial drug (urinary tract infections and trypanosoma infections); [Wikipedia]

Comments

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

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