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Descriptor English: Nitrous Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Nitroso
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Nitroso
Descriptor French: Acide nitreux
Entry term(s): Acid, Nitrous
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.575
D01.625.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009608
Scope note: Nitrous acid (HNO2). A weak acid that exists only in solution. It can form water-soluble nitrites and stable esters. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with NITRIC ACID
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: T2I5UM75DN
CAS Type 1 Name: Nitrous acid
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under NITRITES 1975-90
Online Note: search NITRITES 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under NITRITES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 9794
Unique ID: D009608
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Nitrous Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0014926
Scope note Nitrous acid (HNO2). A weak acid that exists only in solution. It can form water-soluble nitrites and stable esters. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Nitrous Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Nitrous



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