Itasetron HCl

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CAS#: 127618-28-4 (HCl)

Description: Itasetron HCl is a potent 5HT-3 receptor antagonist.

Chemical Structure

Itasetron HCl
CAS# 127618-28-4 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 413484
Name: Itasetron HCl
CAS#: 127618-28-4 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C16H21ClN4O2
Exact Mass: 336.1353
Molecular Weight: 336.82
Elemental Analysis: C, 57.06; H, 6.28; Cl, 10.52; N, 16.63; O, 9.50

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Related CAS #: 127618-28-4 (HCl)   123258-84-4 (free base)  

Synonym: Itasetron HCl; DAU6215; DAU-6215; DAU 6215

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1H-Benzimidazole-1-carboxamide, 2,3-dihydro-N-((3-endo)-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo(3.2.1)oct-3-yl)-2-oxo-, monohydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H20N4O2.ClH/c1-19-11-6-7-12(19)9-10(8-11)17-15(21)20-14-5-3-2-4-13(14)18-16(20)22;/h2-5,10-12H,6-9H2,1H3,(H,17,21)(H,18,22);1H


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: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: to be determined

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

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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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