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2-Methoxy-4-nitroaniline

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Synonym(s):
4-Nitro-o-anisidine
Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H3(NO2)NH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
168.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
879619
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

mp

140-142 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COc1cc(ccc1N)[N+]([O-])=O

InChI

1S/C7H8N2O3/c1-12-7-4-5(9(10)11)2-3-6(7)8/h2-4H,8H2,1H3

InChI key

GVBHRNIWBGTNQA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Methoxy-4-nitroaniline is an important inducer of CYP1A2 owing to its small molecular size.

Application

2-Methoxy-4-nitroaniline is used as a photometric reagent for the determination of ethinylestradiol (ETE), a semi-synthetic estrogen that is widely used in oral contraceptives.

Biochem/physiol Actions

The metabolism of 2-methoxy-4-nitroaniline (MNA) occurs via the hydroxylation of the phenyl ring to form 6-hydroxy MNA in Harlan Sprague Dawley rats and B6C3F(1)/N mice.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Carc. 2

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

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