Icotinib HCl

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MedKoo CAT#: 205847

CAS#: 1204313-51-8 (HCl)

Description: Icotinib, also known as BPI-2009, is an orally available quinazoline-based inhibitor of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), with potential antineoplastic activity. Icotinib selectively inhibits the wild-type and several mutated forms of EGFR tyrosine kinase. This may lead to an inhibition of EGFR-mediated signal transduction and may inhibit cancer cell proliferation. EGFR, a receptor tyrosine kinase, is upregulated in a variety of cancer cell types.

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Icotinib HCl, purity > 98%, is in stock. The same day shipping out after order is received. Note: the estimated shipping out time for order > 1g may be 2 weeks.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 205847
Name: Icotinib HCl
CAS#: 1204313-51-8 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C22H22ClN3O4
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 427.89
Elemental Analysis: C, 61.76; H, 5.18; Cl, 8.28; N, 9.82; O, 14.96

Related CAS #: 1204313-51-8 (HCl)   610798-31-7 (free base)    

Synonym: BPI2009; BPI 2009; BPI-2009; Icotinib; Brand name: Conmana.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-(3-ethynylphenyl)-7,8,10,11,13,14-hexahydro-[1,4,7,10]tetraoxacyclododecino[2,3-g]quinazolin-4-amine hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H21N3O4.ClH/c1-2-16-4-3-5-17(12-16)25-22-18-13-20-21(14-19(18)23-15-24-22)29-11-9-27-7-6-26-8-10-28-20;/h1,3-5,12-15H,6-11H2,(H,23,24,25);1H


Technical Data

Light yellow solid powder

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

Certificate of Analysis:

Safety Data Sheet (MSDS):

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, 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:

Additional Information

Icotinib was approved in China in 2011.


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19: Zhao Q, Wang YN, Wang B. Spared pre-irradiated area in pustular lesions induced by icotinib showing decreased expressions of CD1a+ langerhans cells and FGFR2. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2013 Feb;43(2):200-4. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hys209. Epub 2012 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 23264674.

20: Zheng Y, Fang W, Xu N. Hand-foot syndrome in a patient with metastatic lung adenocarcinoma induced by high-dose icotinib: A case report and review of the literature. Oncol Lett. 2012 Dec;4(6):1341-1343. Epub 2012 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 23205134; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3506748.