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Substance Name: Gold
RN: 7440-57-5
UNII: 79Y1949PYO
InChIKey: PCHJSUWPFVWCPO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A yellow metallic element with the atomic symbol Au, atomic number 79, and atomic weight 197. It is used in jewelry, goldplating of other metals, as currency, and in dental restoration. Many of its clinical applications, such as ANTIRHEUMATIC AGENTS, are in the form of its salts.

Molecular Formula

  • Au

Molecular Weight

  • 196.97
 

Classification Code

  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Gold
  • Gold powder
  • Gold, elemental
  • Pigment metal 3

MeSH Heading

  • Gold

Synonyms

  • Aurum metallicum
  • Burnish gold
  • C.I. 77480
  • C.I. Pigment Metal 3
  • CI 77480
  • CI Pigment metal 3
  • Colloidal gold
  • EINECS 231-165-9
  • Gold
  • Gold flake
  • Gold leaf
  • Gold powder
  • Gold, colloidal
  • Gold-197
  • HSDB 2125
  • Magnesium gold purple
  • Shell Gold
  • UNII-79Y1949PYO

Systematic Name

  • Gold

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-57-5

FDA UNII

  • 79Y1949PYO

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1093282-27-9
  • 33019-35-1

System Generated Number

  • 0007440575

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Au

InChIKey

PCHJSUWPFVWCPO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Au]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LDLo intravenous 58mg/kg (58mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
Zeitschrift fuer Krebsforschung. Vol. 63, Pg. 586, 1960.