Agent Name

N-Phenylformamide

Alternative Name

Formanilide

CAS Number

103-70-8

Formula

C7-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aniline, N-formyl-; Carbanilaldehyde; Formamide, N-phenyl-; Formamidobenzene; Formylaniline; N-Formylaniline; Phenyl formamide; Formanilide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

White solid; [HSDB] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for chemical synthesis and formerly as a local anesthetic, analgesic, and antipyretic; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Symptomatic drug ingestion; [HSDB] Causes somnolence, muscle weakness, and respiratory stimulation in intravenous lethal-dose studies of dogs; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "N-Methylformamide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00357 mm Hg

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