Agent Name

4-Aminophenylmercuric acetate

CAS Number

6283-24-5

Formula

C8-H9-Hg-N-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

(Acetato)(p-aminophenyl)mercury; p-(Acetoxymercuri)aniline; p-Aminophenylmercuriacetate; p-Aminophenylmercuric acetate; p-Aminophenylmercury acetate; (Acetato-O)(4-aminophenyl)mercury; 4-Aminophenylmercury acetate; Mercury, (acetato)(p-aminophenyl)-; Mercury, (acetato-kappaO)(4-aminophenyl)-; Mercury, (acetato-O)(4-aminophenyl)- (9CI); [ChemIDplus] 4-(Acetoxymercurio)aniline; APMA; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2025

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Covalently linked to agarose for purification of FAD & COA with chromatography." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 18 mg/kg; [RTECS] Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury; Targets the kidney and nerves; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Mercury, aryl compounds" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Hg

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Hg

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Mercury compound, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

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