Agent Name

N-Nitrosoguvacoline

CAS Number

55557-02-3

Formula

C7-H10-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitroso-1,2,5,6-tetrahydronicotinic acid methyl ester; 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-nitroso-, methyl ester; Nitrosoguvacoline; Nicotinic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-nitroso-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus] NG; NGL; Nitroso-guva-coline; Methyl 1,2,5,6-tetra-hydro-1-nitrosonicotinate; 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid 1,2,5,6-tetra-hydro-1-nitrosomethyl ester; [IARC]

Category

Nitrosamines

Sources/Uses

"Formed by nitrosation of arecoline." [ChemIDplus] Has been found in the saliva of betel-quid chewers; [IARC]

Comments

See "NITROSAMINES."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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