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A3035

Sigma-Aldrich

Acetaminophen

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
APAP, N-Acetyl-4-aminophenol, Paracetamol, 4-Acetamidophenol, 4′-Hydroxyacetanilide, N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)acetamide
Linear Formula:
CH3CONHC6H4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
151.16
Beilstein:
2208089
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

form

powder

packaging

vial of 1 g

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

168-172 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Forensics and Toxicology
Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Veterinary

SMILES string

CC(=O)Nc1ccc(O)cc1

InChI

1S/C8H9NO2/c1-6(10)9-7-2-4-8(11)5-3-7/h2-5,11H,1H3,(H,9,10)

InChI key

RZVAJINKPMORJF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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Packaging

1 vial in glass bottle
5 vials in glass bottle
Supplied in amber screw-cap vials

Application

Analgesic.

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

364.3 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

184.6 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Garry G Graham et al.
Inflammopharmacology, 21(3), 201-232 (2013-05-31)
Paracetamol is used worldwide for its analgesic and antipyretic actions. It has a spectrum of action similar to that of NSAIDs and resembles particularly the COX-2 selective inhibitors. Paracetamol is, on average, a weaker analgesic than NSAIDs or COX-2 selective...
Edward Munsterhjelm et al.
Anesthesiology, 103(4), 712-717 (2005-09-30)
Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is widely used for postoperative analgesia. Its mechanism of action is inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis in the central nervous system, and acetaminophen is traditionally not considered to influence platelet function. The authors studied the dose-dependent inhibition of platelet...
S M de Morais et al.
Gastroenterology, 102(2), 577-586 (1992-02-01)
Gilbert's syndrome occurs in 5%-7% of the human population and is caused by an inherited deficiency in the glucuronidation of endogenous bilirubin, resulting in its accumulation and jaundice. The authors of the present study have previously shown that rats with...
John Mach et al.
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 69(4), 387-397 (2013-07-19)
We investigated the effect of aging on hepatic pharmacokinetics and the degree of hepatotoxicity following a toxic dose of acetaminophen. Young and old male Fischer 344 rats were treated with 800 mg/kg acetaminophen (young n = 8, old n =...
Karel Allegaert et al.
Archives of disease in childhood, 98(6), 462-466 (2013-04-23)
There remains a need for alternative medical treatments for patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure in extreme preterm neonates because of therapeutic failure and adverse effects associated with non-selective cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors. Reports of an association between paracetamol exposure and PDA closure...

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