aristolochic acid

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aristolochic acid

[ə¦ris·tə¦läk·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C17H11NO7 Crystals in the form of shiny brown leaflets that decompose at 281-286°C; soluble in alcohol, chloroform, acetone, ether, acetic acid, and aniline; used as an aromatic bitter. Also known as aristolochine.
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The paper indicates that regulatory measures that have so far been adopted by national and international agencies may be inadequate in preventing harmful exposure to aristolochic acid.
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The herb contains aristolochic acid I (AA-I), which has recently caused several incidents of poisoning in Hong Kong.
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Letter to industry associations regarding safety concerns related to the use of botanical products containing aristolochic acid.