alpha-Phenylbutyramide

Title: a-Phenylbutyramide
CAS Registry Number: 90-26-6
CAS Name: a-Ethylbenzeneacetamide
Additional Names: 2-phenylbutanamide; a-ethyl-a-phenylacetamide; a-phenyl-a-ethylacetamide
Manufacturers' Codes: TH-4128
Molecular Formula: C10H13NO
Molecular Weight: 163.22
Percent Composition: C 73.59%, H 8.03%, N 8.58%, O 9.80%
Literature References: Prepn from phenylethylacetylurea: DE 249241 (1912 to Bayer); Chem. Zentralbl. 1912, II, 396; Frdl. 10, 1164.
Properties: Practically tasteless crystals, mp 86°; also given as mp 83-84°. Very sparingly sol in cold water. Soly in boiling water: about 1:50; in ethanol at 25°: 1:10. Sol in many other organic solvents.
Melting point: mp 86°; mp 83-84°
Therap-Cat: In hypercholesterolemia.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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