Agent Name

N-Nitrosoguvacine

CAS Number

55557-01-2

Formula

C6-H8-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2,5,6-Tetrahydro-1-nitroso-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid; 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-nitroso-; [ChemIDplus] NGC; Nitroso-guvacine; 1,2,5,6-Tetrahydro-1-nitrosonicotinic acid; [IARC]

Category

Nitrosamines

Sources/Uses

Has been found in the saliva of betel-quid chewers; [IARC]

Comments

See "NITROSAMINES."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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