Clazuril

Title: Clazuril
CAS Registry Number: 101831-36-1
CAS Name: 2-Chloro-a-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxo-1,2,4-triazin-2(3H)-yl)benzeneacetonitrile
Additional Names: (±)-[2-chloro-4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxo-as-triazin-2(3H)-yl)phenyl](p-chlorophenyl)acetonitrile
Trademarks: Appertex (Janssen)
Molecular Formula: C17H10Cl2N4O2
Molecular Weight: 373.19
Percent Composition: C 54.71%, H 2.70%, Cl 19.00%, N 15.01%, O 8.57%
Literature References: Prepn: G. M. Boeckx et al., EP 170316; eidem, US 4631278 (both 1986 to Janssen). Anticoccidial effect in pigeons: W. Coussement et al., Res. Vet. Sci. 45, 117 (1988).
Properties: mp 196.8°.
Melting point: mp 196.8°
Therap-Cat-Vet: Coccidiostat.
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Clazuril
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
[2-Chloro-4-(3,5-dioxo-4,5-dihydro-1,2,4-triazin-2(3H)-yl)phenyl](4-chlorophenyl)acetonitrile
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Identifiers
ATCvet code QP51AJ02
PubChem CID 58901
ChemSpider 53093
Chemical data
Formula C17H10Cl2N4O2 
Mol. mass 373.193 g/mol

Clazuril is a drug used in veterinary medicine as a coccidiostat.[1]