Pyrvinium chloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 413176

CAS#: 548-84-5 (Cl)

Description: Pyrvinium chloride is used in the treatment of pinworm infections

Chemical Structure

Pyrvinium chloride
CAS# 548-84-5 (Cl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 413176
Name: Pyrvinium chloride
CAS#: 548-84-5 (Cl)
Chemical Formula: C26H28ClN3
Exact Mass: 417.1972
Molecular Weight: 417.98
Elemental Analysis: C, 74.71; H, 6.75; Cl, 8.48; N, 10.05

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Related CAS #: 110-85-0 (free base)   142-88-1 (adipate)   3546-41-6 (pamoate); 548-84-5 (Cl); 35648-29-4 (Iodide)  

Synonym: Pyrvinium chloride; SN4395; SN-4395; SN 4395

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Quinolinium, 6-dimethylamino-2-(2-(2,5-dimethyl-1-phenyl-3-pyrrolyl)vinyl)-1-methyl-, chloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C26H28N3.ClH/c1-19-17-21(20(2)29(19)24-9-7-6-8-10-24)11-13-23-14-12-22-18-25(27(3)4)15-16-26(22)28(23)5;/h6-18H,1-5H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

SMILES Code: C[N+]1=C2C=CC(N(C)C)=CC2=CC=C1/C=C/C3=C(C)N(C4=CC=CC=C4)C(C)=C3.[Cl-]

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

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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 417.98 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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