Agent Name

1-trans-delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol

CAS Number

1972-08-3

Formula

C21-H30-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(-)-delta(sup 1)-3,4-trans-Tetrahydrocannabinol; (-)-delta9-trans-Tetrahydrocannabinol; (6aR,10aR)-6a,7,8,10a-Tetrahydro-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6H-dibenzo(b,d)pyran-1-ol; (l)-delta(sup 1)-Tetrahydrocannabinol; 1-trans-delta(sup 9)-Tetrahydrocannabinol; 3-Pentyl-6,6,9-trimethyl-6a,7,8,10a-tetrahydro-6H-dibenzo(b,d)pyran-1-ol; 6H-Dibenzo(b,d)pyran-1-ol, 6a,7,8,10a-tetrahydro-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-, (6aR-trans)-; Abbott 40566; Cannabinol, 1-trans-delta(sup 9)-tetrahydro-; Cannabinol, delta1-tetrahydro-; Deltanyne; Dronabinol; Dronabinolum [Latin]; Marinol; QCD 84924; QCD-84924; SP 104; THC; Tetrahydro-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6H-dibenzo(b,d)pyran-1-ol; Tetrahydrocannabinols (-)-delta1-3,4-trans-form; delta(9)-Tetrahydrocannibinol; delta(sup 1)-Tetrahydrocannabinol; delta(sup 1)-THC; delta(sup 9)-Tetrahydrocannabinol; delta(sup 9)-THC; delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol; delta1-THC; delta1-Tetrahydrocannabinol; delta1-Tetrahydrocannabinol (VAN); delta9-THC; delta9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (VAN); l-delta1-trans-Tetrahydrocannabinol; Tetrahydrocannabinol; Dronabinol in sesame oil in soft gelatin capsule; Synthetic THC in sesame oil / soft gelatin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Light yellow oil; [Merck Index] Brown semi-solid, viscous liquid, or golden yellow solid; [CAMEO] Odorless resinous oil; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

The primary psychoactive component of cannabis; Used therapeutically as antiemetic and appetite stimulant; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Plants- marijuana"; Low level exposures cause mild euphoria and somnolence. Higher level exposures cause short term memory impairment, mood alterations, and decreased motor coordination. [HSDB] A respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline]

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