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P0300000

Paracetamol

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
APAP, N-Acetyl-4-aminophenol, Acetaminophen, 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.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

neat

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

168-172 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Analgesic.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 50 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

364.3 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

184.6 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

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...
Anne M C M Doedée et al.
PloS one, 9(6), e98175-e98175 (2014-06-05)
Worldwide, paracetamol is administered as a remedy for complaints that occur after vaccination. Recently published results indicate that paracetamol inhibits the vaccination response in infants when given prior to vaccination. The goal of this study was to establish whether paracetamol...
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 =...

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