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Substance Name: Azoxymethane
RN: 25843-45-2
UNII: MO0N1J0SEN
InChIKey: DGAKHGXRMXWHBX-ONEGZZNKSA-N

Note

  • A potent carcinogen and neurotoxic compound. It is particularly effective in inducing colon carcinomas.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6-N2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 74.0824
 

Classification Codes

  • Carcinogens
  • Mutation Data
  • Noxae
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Azoxymethane

MeSH Heading

  • Azoxymethane

Synonyms

  • AOM
  • Azoxymethane
  • CCRIS 67
  • NSC 171779
  • UNII-MO0N1J0SEN

Systematic Names

  • Azoxymethane
  • Diazene, dimethyl-, 1-oxide
  • Diazene, dimethyl-, 1-oxide (9CI)
  • Methane, azoxy-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 25843-45-2

FDA UNII

  • MO0N1J0SEN

System Generated Number

  • 0025843452

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H6N2O/c1-3-4(2)5/h1-2H3/b4-3+

InChIKey

DGAKHGXRMXWHBX-ONEGZZNKSA-N

Smiles

N(=N/C)(\C)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 subcutaneous 27mg/kg (27mg/kg)   Xenobiotica. Vol. 3, Pg. 271, 1973.