Agent Name

2-Oxazolidinone

CAS Number

497-25-6

Formula

C3-H5-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Oxazolidin-2-one; 2-Oxazolidone; Carbamic acid, (2-hydroxyethyl)-, gamma-lactone; Oxazolidone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Derivatives of oxazolidin-2-one. They represent an important class of synthetic antibiotic agents." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (497-25-6[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no results; [PubMed]

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