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Acetaminophen

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 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
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

neat

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.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
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...
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...
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 =...
Ehud Zigmond et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 193(1), 344-353 (2014-06-04)
The liver has a remarkable capacity to regenerate after injury; yet, the role of macrophages (MF) in this process remains controversial mainly due to difficulties in distinguishing between different MF subsets. In this study, we used a murine model of...

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