Agent Name

p-Aminosalicylic acid sodium salt dihydrate

CAS Number

6018-19-5

Formula

C7-H6-N-Na-O3.2H2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Monosodium 4-aminosalicylate dihydrate; Benzoic acid, 4-amino-2-hydroxy-, monosodium salt, dihydrate; [ChemIDplus] 4-Amino-2-hydroxybenzoic acid sodium salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Aminobenzoic Acids

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antibacterial (tuberculostatic); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Targets the gastrointestinal tract and liver; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "p-Aminosalicylic acid."

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