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Arsanilic Acid

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

p-Aminobenzenearsonic acid (WHO)

4-Aminophenylarsonic acid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Acidum arsanilicum (Latin)
  • Arsanilsäure (German)
  • Acide arsanilique (French)
  • Acidó arsanílico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide arsanilique (OS: DCF)
  • Arsanilic Acid (OS: BAN)
  • 4-16-00-01190 (IS: Beilstein)
  • Aminophenylarsine acid (IS)
  • Antoxylic acid (IS)
  • Atoxylic acid (IS)
  • BRN 1102334 (IS)
  • Arsanilic Acid (PH: USP 38)

Brand Name

  • Jurocyl (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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