Balsalazide Disodium
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MedKoo CAT#: 317308

CAS#: 150399-21-6

Description: Balsalazide Disodium is the disodium salt form of balsalazide, an aminosalicylate and oral prodrug that is enzymatically cleaved in the colon to produce the anti-inflammatory agent mesalazine. Mesalazine acts locally on the mucosa of the colon where it diminishes inflammation by blocking the production of arachidonic acid metabolites and other inflammatory agents. Balsalazide disodium is used to treat chronic inflammatory bowel disease.


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Balsalazide Disodium, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.


Chemical Structure

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Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 317308
Name: Balsalazide Disodium
CAS#: 150399-21-6
Chemical Formula: C17H17N3Na2O8
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 437.31
Elemental Analysis: C, 46.69; H, 3.92; N, 9.61; Na, 10.51; O, 29.27


Synonym: Balsalazide Disodium; balsalazide; balsalazine; BX 661A; BX-661A; BX661A; Colazal; Colazide

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-[4-(2-Carboxyethylcarbamoyl)phenylazo]salicylic Acid Disodium Salt Dihydrate

InChi Key: HYSVUPBQPCRAJM-ITFXXQIYSA-L

InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H15N3O6.2Na.2H2O/c21-14-6-5-12(9-13(14)17(25)26)20-19-11-3-1-10(2-4-11)16(24)18-8-7-15(22)23;;;;/h1-6,9,19H,7-8H2,(H,18,24)(H,22,23)(H,25,26);;;2*1H2/q;2*+1;;/p-2/b20-12+;;;;

SMILES Code: C1=CC(=CC=C1C(=O)NCCC(=O)[O-])NN=C2C=CC(=O)C(=C2)C(=O)[O-].O.O.[Na+].[Na+]


Technical Data

Appearance:
Solid powder

Purity:
>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility:
Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

Harmonized System Code:
293490


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