Diphetarsone

Title: Diphetarsone
CAS Registry Number: 515-76-4
CAS Name: [1,2-Ethanediylbis(imino-4,1-phenylene)]bis[arsonic acid] disodium salt
Additional Names: N,N¢-ethylenediarsanilic acid disodium salt; bis[p-arsonophenylamino]-1,2-ethane disodium; N,N¢-bis(p-arsonophenyl)ethylenediamine disodium
Manufacturers' Codes: RP-4763
Trademarks: Amebarsin; Bémarsal (Specia); Rodameb (Specia)
Molecular Formula: C14H16As2N2Na2O6
Molecular Weight: 504.11
Percent Composition: C 33.36%, H 3.20%, As 29.72%, N 5.56%, Na 9.12%, O 19.04%
Literature References: Prepn: Hamilton, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 45, 2751 (1923).
Derivative Type: Decahydrate
Properties: Powder, no definite melting range. Freely sol in water; slightly sol in boiling 95% ethanol. Practically insol in abs ethanol, acetone, chloroform. pH of a 2% aq soln: 6 to 8. Precipitated from aq solns by acids.
Therap-Cat: Antiamebic.
Keywords: Antiamebic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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