Agent Name

p-Aminohippuric acid

CAS Number

61-78-9

Formula

C9-H10-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Aminohippuric acid; Aminohippuric acid; Glycine, N-(4-aminobenzoyl)-; Hippuric acid, p-amino-; N-(4-Aminobenzoyl)glycine; N-(p-Aminobenzoyl)aminoacetic acid; N-(p-Aminobenzoyl)glycine; N-(para-Aminobenzoyl)glycine; Nefrotest; PAH; PAH (amino acid); PAHA; para-Aminohippuric acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Carboxylic Acids

Description

White solid; Discolors upon exposure to light; [Hawley] Off-white or white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a diagnostic aid (renal function determination) and intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: symptomatic drug parenteral exposure; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.51E-8 mm Hg

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