Title: Amylocaine Hydrochloride
CAS Registry Number: 532-59-2
CAS Name: 1-(Dimethylamino)-2-methyl-2-butanol benzoate hydrochloride
Additional Names: 1-(dimethylaminomethyl)-1-methylpropyl benzoate hydrochloride; methylethyldimethylaminomethylcarbinol benzoyl ester hydrochloride; amyleine hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C14H22ClNO2
Molecular Weight: 271.78
Percent Composition: C 61.87%, H 8.16%, Cl 13.04%, N 5.15%, O 11.77%
Literature References: Prepd by benzoylation of 1-(dimethylamino)-2-methyl-2-butanol: Fourneau, Ribas, Bull. Sci. Pharmacol. 35, 273 (1928), C.A. 22, 29191 (1928).
Properties: Crystals, bitter taste, followed by temporary numbness of the tongue. Dec 177-179°. One gram dissolves in 2 ml water, in 3.3 ml abs ethanol. Practically insol in ether. A 5% aq soln is faintly acid to litmus and neutral to Congo red.
Therap-Cat: Anesthetic (local).
Keywords: Anesthetic (Local).