Benzpyrinium Bromide

Title: Benzpyrinium Bromide
CAS Registry Number: 587-46-2
CAS Name: 3-[[(Dimethylamino)carbonyl]oxy]-1-(phenylmethyl)pyridinium bromide
Additional Names: 1-benzyl-3-hydroxypyridinium bromide dimethylcarbamate; 1-benzyl-3-(dimethylcarbamyloxy)pyridinium bromide; benzstigminum bromidum
Trademarks: Stigmenene bromide; Stigmonene bromide (Warner-Chilcott)
Molecular Formula: C15H17BrN2O2
Molecular Weight: 337.21
Percent Composition: C 53.43%, H 5.08%, Br 23.70%, N 8.31%, O 9.49%
Literature References: Prepd from 3-hydroxypyridine dimethylcarbamate and benzyl bromide: Wuest, US 2489247 (1949 to Wm. R. Warner).
Properties: Crystals, mp 114-115°. Freely sol in water, alc. Practically insol in ether. A 1% aq soln has a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. uv max: 269 nm (E1%1cm 136).
Melting point: mp 114-115°
Absorption maximum: uv max: 269 nm (E1%1cm 136)
Therap-Cat: Cholinergic.
Keywords: Cholinergic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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