Dipyrocetyl

Title: Dipyrocetyl
CAS Registry Number: 486-79-3
CAS Name: 2,3-Bis(acetyloxy)benzoic acid
Additional Names: o-pyrocatechuic acid diacetate; diacetylpyrocatechol-3-carboxylic acid; 2,3-diacetoxybenzoic acid
Trademarks: Movirene; Artromialgina
Molecular Formula: C11H10O6
Molecular Weight: 238.19
Percent Composition: C 55.47%, H 4.23%, O 40.30%
Literature References: Prepn: Rietz, US 1140716 (1914); Simokoriyama, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 16, 284 (1941).
Properties: mp 148-150° (Rietz); mp 146-170° (Simokoriyama). Sol in organic solvents. Practically insol in water.
Melting point: mp 148-150° (Rietz); mp 146-170° (Simokoriyama)
Therap-Cat: Analgesic, antipyretic.
Keywords: Analgesic (Non-Narcotic); Antipyretic.
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Dipyrocetyl
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2,3-Diacetoxybenzoic acid
Clinical data
Trade names Movirene; Artromialgina
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Identifiers
CAS number 486-79-3
ATC code N02BA09
PubChem CID 68093
ChemSpider 61404
Synonyms 2,3-Bis(acetyloxy)benzoic acid; o-Pyrocatechuic acid diacetate; Diacetylpyrocatechol-3-carboxylic acid
Chemical data
Formula C11H10O6 
Mol. mass 238.194 g/mol
Physical data
Melt. point 148–150 °C (298–302 °F) [1]
Solubility in water Insoluble mg/mL (20 °C)

Dipyrocetyl is a pharmaceutical drug used as an analgesic and antipyretic.[2]