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R116 Sigma

Riluzole

solid

Synonym: 2-Amino-6-(trifluoromethoxy)benzothiazole

  • CAS Number 1744-22-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H5F3N2OS

  • Molecular Weight 234.20

  •  MDL number MFCD00210213

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278006

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Properties

Related Categories Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience,
InChI Key   FTALBRSUTCGOEG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   solid
color   white
solubility   DMSO: ≥25 mg/mL
originator   Sanofi Aventis
Gene Information   rat ... Scnn1g(24768)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glutamate release inhibitor; anticonvulsant

Packaging

25 mg in poly bottle

250, 500 mg in glass bottle

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
DL2830000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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