Agent Name

p-Nitrocinnamic acid

CAS Number

619-89-6

Formula

C9-H7-N-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-nitrophenyl)-; 3-(4-Nitrophenyl)acrylic acid; 3-(4-Nitrophenyl)propenoic acid; 4-Nitrocinnamic acid; Cinnamic acid, p-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in motor activity, ataxia, and rigidity (including catalepsy) in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (lethal-dose > 250 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; May have cumulative adverse effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cinnamic acid." See "Nitrobenzene."

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