Bethanechol Chloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 315283

CAS#: 590-63-6

Description: Bethanechol chloride, a cholinergic agent, is a synthetic esler which is structurally and pharmacologically related to acetylcholine. It is designated chemically as Z-[(aminocarbony) oxy]-N, N, (V-trimethyl-1-propanaminium chloride. Its molecular formula is C7H17CIN202. It is a white, hygroscopic crystalline powder having a slight amine-like odor, freely soluble in water, and has a molecular weight of 196.68. Each tablet for oral administration contains 5 mg, 10 mg, 25 mg or 50 mg bethanechol chloride, USP Tablets also contain the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, (25 mg and 50 mg) D&C~ Yellow # 10 Lake and FD&C Yellow # 6 Lake.

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Bethanechol Chloride 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#: 315283
Name: Bethanechol Chloride
CAS#: 590-63-6
Chemical Formula: C7H17ClN2O2
Exact Mass: 196.1
Molecular Weight: 196.68
Elemental Analysis: C, 42.75; H, 8.71; Cl, 18.03; N, 14.24; O, 16.27


IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(carbamoyloxy)-N,N,N-trimethylpropan-1-aminium chloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H16N2O2.ClH/c1-6(11-7(8)10)5-9(2,3)4;/h6H,5H2,1-4H3,(H-,8,10);1H

SMILES Code: CC(OC(N)=O)C[N+](C)(C)C.[Cl-]

Technical Data

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).

Harmonized System Code:


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