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1535008 USP

Phenytoin

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 5,5-Diphenyl-2,4-imidazolidinedione, 5,5-Diphenylhydantoin, Phenytoin

  • CAS Number 57-41-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H12N2O2

  • Molecular Weight 252.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 384532

  •  MDL number MFCD00005264

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750826

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Pharmacopeia & Metrological Institutes Standards, USP Standards, USP Standards P - R More...
grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
form   neat
mfr. no.   USP
mp   293-295 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat
SMILES string   O=C1NC(=O)C(N1)(c2ccccc2)c3ccccc3
InChI   1S/C15H12N2O2/c18-13-15(17-14(19)16-13,11-7-3-1-4-8-11)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H,(H2,16,17,18,19)
InChI key   CXOFVDLJLONNDW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... SCN10A(6336), SCN11A(11280), SCN1A(6323), SCN2A(6326), SCN3A(6328), SCN4A(6329), SCN5A(6331), SCN7A(6332), SCN8A(6334), SCN9A(6335)

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Reduces incidence of grand mal seizures; appears to stabilize excitable membranes perhaps through effects on Na+, K+, and Ca2+ channels.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

TLC Analysis of Ingredients in Anti-Epileptic Agents on HPTLC Silica Gel 60 RP-18 WF 254s with concentrating zone

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents TLC Analysis of Ingredients in Anti-Epileptic Agents on HPTLC Silica Gel 60 RP-18 WF 254s with concentrating zone
Keywords: Thin layer chromatography

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