Agent Name

Cisplatin

CAS Number

15663-27-1

Formula

Cl2-H6-N2-Pt

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Abiplatin; Biocisplatinum; Briplatin; CACP; CDDP; CPDD; Cisplatin; Cisplatine; Cisplatine [INN-French]; Cisplatino [INN-Spanish]; Cisplatino [Spanish]; Cisplatinum [INN-Latin]; Cisplatyl; DDP (antitumor agent); DDPt; Neoplatin; PDD; Peyrone's chloride; Platiblastin; Platidiam; Platidiam Lachema BRNO; Platinol; Platinum diamminodichloride; Platinum(II), diamminedichloro-, cis-; Platinum, diamminedichloro-, cis-; Platosin; cis Diamminedichloroplatinum; cis-DDP; cis-Diaminodichloroplatinum(II); cis-Diamminedichloroplatinum; cis-Diamminedichloroplatinum(II); cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride; cis-Dichlorodiamine platinum(II); cis-Dichlorodiaminoplatinum; cis-Dichlorodiaminoplatinum(II); cis-Dichlorodiammine platinum(II); cis-Dichlorodiammineplatinum; cis-Dichlorodiammineplatinum(II); cis-Dichlorodiamminoplatinum(II); cis-Platin; cis-Platinous diaminodichloride; cis-Platinous diammine dichloride; cis-Platinum; cis-Platinum diamminedichloride; cis-Platinum(II); cis-Platinum(II) diamine dichloride; cis-Platinum(II) diaminedichloride; cis-Platinum(II) diaminodichloride; cis-Platinum(II) diamminedichloride; cisPt(II); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Sources/Uses

An antineoplastic drug; [HSDB]

Comments

Occupational contact urticaria documented in pharmaceutical and healthcare workers; [Kanerva, p. 219]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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Diseases

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