Dihydroxyaluminum Aminoacetate

Title: Dihydroxyaluminum Aminoacetate
CAS Registry Number: 13682-92-3
CAS Name: (Glycinato-N,O)dihydroxyaluminum
Additional Names: dihydroxy(glycinato)aluminum; aluminum aminoacetate (basic); aluminum dihydroxyaminoacetate; aluminum glycinate; glycine, aluminum salt
Trademarks: Ada; Alamine; Alubasine; Alzinox (Berlex); Aspogen (Eaton); Dimothyn (Flint); Doraxamin (Dorsey); Elcosal; Robalate (Robins)
Molecular Formula: C2H6AlNO4
Molecular Weight: 135.05
Percent Composition: C 17.79%, H 4.48%, Al 19.98%, N 10.37%, O 47.39%
Line Formula: NH2CH2COOAl(OH)2
Literature References: Prepd by adding a soln of aluminum isopropoxide in isopropanol to an aq soln of glycine: Krantz et al., J. Pharmacol. 82, 247 (1944).
Properties: Very fine powder. Bland taste. Insol in water. Mixes easily with water forming suspensions which do not separate readily. At 25° the pH of the aq suspension (1 in 25) is 7.4. One gram consumes 200 ml of 0.1N HCl under conditions of the pharmacopoeial test for aluminum hydroxide gel.
Therap-Cat: Antacid.
Keywords: Antacid.
Dihydroxyaluminum Sodium Carbonate Dihydroxymaleic Acid Dihydroxytartaric Acid Diisoamylamine Diisobutyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate