Chloramine-B

Title: Chloramine-B
CAS Registry Number: 127-52-6
CAS Name: N-Chlorobenzenesulfonamide sodium salt
Additional Names: (N-chlorobenzenesulfonamido)sodium; sodium benzenesulfochloramine
Trademarks: Neomagnol (Chinoin)
Molecular Formula: C6H5ClNNaO2S
Molecular Weight: 213.62
Percent Composition: C 33.73%, H 2.36%, Cl 16.60%, N 6.56%, Na 10.76%, O 14.98%, S 15.01%
Line Formula: C6H5SO2NNaCl
Literature References: Prepd via benzenesulfonamide: Chattaway, J. Chem. Soc. 87, 145 (1905); Cuiban et al., Pharmazie 13, 407 (1958).
Derivative Type: Trihydrate
Properties: Prisms. Soluble in 20 parts of water, more sol in hot water. Sol in 25 parts of ethanol, yielding a turbid soln. Very sparingly sol in ether, chloroform. An aq soln first turns red litmus paper blue, then gradually bleaches it. Gives a red color wth phenolphthalein.
Therap-Cat: Antibacterial.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Antiseptic (topical).
Keywords: Antibacterial (Synthetic); Sulfonamides.
Chloramine-T Chloraminophenamide Chloramphenicol Chloranil Chloranilic Acid