Agent Name

Piloty's acid

Alternative Name

N-Hydroxybenzenesulfonamide

CAS Number

599-71-3

Formula

C6-H7-N-O3-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzsulfohydroxamic acid; Hydroxamic acid, benzsulfo-; Hydroxylamine, N-(phenylsulfonyl)-; N-(Phenylsulfonyl)hydroxylamine; N-Hydroxybenzenesulfonamide; Benzenesulfonamide, N-hydroxy-; Benzenesulphonohydroxamic acid; [ChemIDplus] Benzenesulfohydroxamic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystals; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in biochemical model studies and in the Angeli-Rimimi test for aldehydes; [Merck Index] "Pilotys Acid is one of the most commonly used nitroxyl (HNO) donors, decomposing to form HNO and benzenesulfinate anion under basic conditions." [Santa Cruz Biotechnology]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) >500 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.32E-6 mm Hg

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