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Structural formula
Iomeprol structural formula
Mixture of stereoisomers - structural formula without stereochemistry
Non-proprietary name Iomeprol
Molecular formula C 17 H 22 I 3 N 3 O 8
External identifiers / databases
CAS number 78649-41-9
PubChem 3731
ChemSpider 3600
DrugBank DB11705
Wikidata Q6062808
Drug information
ATC code

V08 AB10

Molar mass 777.09 g · mol -1
safety instructions
Please note the exemption from the labeling requirement for drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, food and animal feed
GHS hazard labeling
no classification available
As far as possible and customary, SI units are used. Unless otherwise noted, the data given apply to standard conditions .

Iomeprol is an X-ray contrast agent from the group of organic iodine compounds that is excreted unmetabolized from the human body a few hours after intravenous or oral administration.

Iomeprol in the environment

Because iomeprol is not metabolized in the body, it gets into the environment via sewage and sewage treatment plants , where it can accumulate due to its poor biodegradability. The degradability by ozonation was investigated.

Individual evidence

  1. This substance has either not yet been classified with regard to its hazardousness or a reliable and citable source has not yet been found.
  2. a b Peter Pfundstein, Christian Martin, Wolfgang Schulz, Wolfram Seitz, Katinka Meike Ruth, Andrea Wille, Alfred Steinbach and Dirk Flottmann: IC-ICP / MS-Analytik , GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift January 2015, pp. 29–31.