Acecainide HCl

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MedKoo CAT#: 329648

CAS#: 34118-92-8 (HCl)

Description: Acecainide, also known as N-acetylprocainamide and ASL 601, is the N-acetylated metabolite of procainamide. Acecainide is a Class III antiarrhythmic agent. It can be given either intravenously or orally, and is eliminated primarily by renal excretion.

Price and Availability

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100mg USD 750 2 Weeks
200mg USD 1250 2 Weeks
500mg USD 2150 2 Weeks
1g USD 3250 2 Weeks
2g USD 4850 2 Weeks
5g USD 6950 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2021-01-26. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Acecainide HCl, 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


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 329648
Name: Acecainide HCl
CAS#: 34118-92-8 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C15H24ClN3O2
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 313.826
Elemental Analysis: C, 57.41; H, 7.71; Cl, 11.30; N, 13.39; O, 10.20

Related CAS #: 32795-44-1 (free base)    

Synonym: Acecainide; N-acetylprocainamide, ASL 601; ASL-601; ASL601.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4'-((2-(Diethylamino)ethyl)carbamoyl)acetanilide monohydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H23N3O2.ClH/c1-4-18(5-2)11-10-16-15(20)13-6-8-14(9-7-13)17-12(3)19;/h6-9H,4-5,10-11H2,1-3H3,(H,16,20)(H,17,19);1H


Technical Data

Light yellow solid powder

>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).

Soluble in DMSO

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).

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