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Barbital

BioXtra, ≥99.0% (T)

Synonym: 5,5-Diethyl-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-pyrimidinetrione, 5,5-Diethylbarbituric acid, Barbitone, Veronal

  • CAS Number 57-44-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H12N2O3

  • Molecular Weight 184.19

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 163999

  •  EC Number 200-331-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00036212

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24859202

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Barbiturate Standards, Barbiturates,
InChI Key   FTOAOBMCPZCFFF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99.0% (T)
drug control   USDEA Schedule IV; regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada; psicótropo (Spain); Decreto Lei 15/93: Tabela IV (Portugal)
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.5% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)
mp   189-191 °C
solubility   alcohol: soluble1 gm in 14 ml
  chloroform: soluble1 gm in 75 ml
  diethyl ether: soluble1 gm in 35 ml
  water: soluble1 gm in 13 ml (boiling)
  water: soluble1 gm in 130 ml
  acetone: soluble
  ethyl acetate: soluble
  nitrobenzene: soluble
  petroleum ether: soluble
  pyridine: soluble
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤500 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Ca: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤200 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Sedative/hypnotic

Barbital also referred to as 5,5-Diethylbarbituric acid, Barbitone or Veronal is a sedative/hypnotic (sleeping aid). It stimulates the development of tumors in rats treated with a sub-effective dose of N-bis(2-hydroxypropyl)nitrosamine (DHPN).

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Application

Barbital has been used as an assay buffer for determining the carbonic anhydrase activity. It has also been used for rocket immunoelectrophoresis.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CQ3500000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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