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Substance Name: Methylazoxymethanol
RN: 590-96-5
UNII: JGG19N3YDQ
InChIKey: BJNBRIBHKLJMAG-ARJAWSKDSA-N

Note

  • A neuroteratogen; reacts with guanine residues of DNA & RNA forming 7-methylguanine adduct products; carcinogenicity probably related to biological decomposition into methyldiazonium ion, the ultimate methylating agent.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 90.0814
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Alkylating Agents
  • Carcinogens
  • Mutation Data
  • Noxae
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Teratogens
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2B
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methylazoxymethanol

Synonyms

  • 1-Hydroxymethyl-2-methylditmide-2-oxide
  • BRN 1921057
  • CCRIS 1113
  • HSDB 3509
  • MAM
  • Methanol, (methyl-ONN-azoxy)-
  • Methylazoxymethanol
  • UNII-JGG19N3YDQ

Systematic Names

  • Methanol, (methyl-ONN-azoxy)-
  • Methylazoxymethanol

Superlist Names

  • Methanol, (methyl-ONN-azoxy)-
  • Methylazoxymethanol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 590-96-5

FDA UNII

  • JGG19N3YDQ

System Generated Number

  • 0000590965

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H6N2O2/c1-4(6)3-2-5/h5H,2H2,1H3/b4-3-

InChIKey

BJNBRIBHKLJMAG-ARJAWSKDSA-N

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