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Xylazine

≥99%

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Synonym(s):
2-(2,6-Dimethylphenylamino)-5,6-dihydro-4H-thiazine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H16N2S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
220.33
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

Assay

≥99%

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

Cc1cccc(C)c1NC2=NCCCS2

InChI

1S/C12H16N2S/c1-9-5-3-6-10(2)11(9)14-12-13-7-4-8-15-12/h3,5-6H,4,7-8H2,1-2H3,(H,13,14)

InChI key

BPICBUSOMSTKRF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Xylazine is soluble in methanol (50 mg/ml), yielding a clear, colorless solution. It is also soluble in dilute HCl acid and in chloroform. Xylazine is practically insoluble in water and in alkali solutions.

Application

Xylazine has been used to anaesthetise experimental animals.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Xylazine when used along with ketamine is considered to be a potent and safe anaesthetic in experimental animal. It is known to elevate the hepatic release of glucose, which aggravates to hyperglycemia.
α2-adrenoceptor agonist, sedative, muscle relaxant.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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