Metrizoic acid

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Metrizoic acid
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(acetylamino)-5-[acetyl(methyl)amino]-2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid
Clinical data
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Identifiers
CAS number 1949-45-7
ATC code V08AA02
PubChem CID 2528
ChemSpider 2433
KEGG C14165
ChEBI CHEBI:34847
ChEMBL CHEMBL1736 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C12H11I3N2O4 
Mol. mass 627.94 g/mol

Metrizoic acid is a molecule used as a contrast medium. Due to its high osmolality, Metrizoic acid has a risk of inducing allergic reactions compared to lower osmolar contrast media.