Agent Name

Picrolonic acid

CAS Number

550-74-3

Formula

C10-H8-N4-O5

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Methyl-4-nitro-1-(p-nitrophenyl)-2-pyrazolin-5-one; 2-Pyrazolin-5-one, 3-methyl-4-nitro-1-(p-nitrophenyl)-; 3H-Pyrazol-3-one, 2,4-dihydro-5-methyl-4-nitro-2-(4-nitrophenyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 2,4-Dihydro-5-methyl-4-nitro-2-(4-nitrophenyl)-3H-pyrazol-3-one; [Merck Index]

Category

Pyrazoles

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent (for alkaloids, tryptophan, and phenylalanine) and to detect calcium; [Merck Index]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Suspected mutagen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pyrazole." See "Nitrobenzene."

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