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X1126 Sigma-Aldrich

Xylazine

≥99%

Synonym: 2-(2,6-Dimethylphenylamino)-5,6-dihydro-4H-thiazine hydrochloride

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Description

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.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. X1126.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
XJ0776300

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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