Carpronium Chloride

Title: Carpronium Chloride
CAS Registry Number: 13254-33-6
CAS Name: 3-Carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium chloride methyl ester
Additional Names: (3-carboxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride methyl ester; g-butyrobetaine chloride methyl ester; methyl N-trimethyl-g-aminobutyrate chloride
Trademarks: Actinamin (Daiichi)
Molecular Formula: C8H18ClNO2
Molecular Weight: 195.69
Percent Composition: C 49.10%, H 9.27%, Cl 18.12%, N 7.16%, O 16.35%
Line Formula: [CH3OOCCH2CH2CH2N(CH3)3]+Cl-
Literature References: Prepn: Strack, Försterling, Ber. 76B, 14 (1943).
Properties: Cube-like, hygroscopic crystals from warm acetone, mp 126°. Very sol in water, methanol, ethanol; sol in acetone. Practically insol in ether.
Melting point: mp 126°
Therap-Cat: Cholinergic.
Keywords: Cholinergic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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