Metrizoic acid

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Metrizoic acid
Skeletal formula of metrizoic acid
Space-filling model of the metrizoic acid molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(acetylamino)-5-[acetyl(methyl)amino]-2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid
Identifiers
CAS Number 1949-45-7
ATC code V08AA02 (WHO)
PubChem CID 2528
ChemSpider 2433
KEGG C14165
ChEBI CHEBI:34847
ChEMBL CHEMBL1736 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C12H11I3N2O4
Molar 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.