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56-54-2 - (+)-Quinidine - A12559 - Alfa Aesar

A12559 (+)-Quinidine

CAS Number
56-54-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 18.90
5g 51.19
25g 183.34
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(+)-Quinidine

MDL
MFCD00135581
EINECS
200-279-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C20H24N2O2
Formula Weight
324.42
Melting point
171-173°
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in methanol, chloroform, alcohol (1 g/36ml), benzene and DMSO(100mM). Slightly soluble in ether and petroleum ether. Insoluble in water.

Applications

(+)-Quinidine is used to treat or prevent many types of irregular heartbeats (heart arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation). It may also be used to treat malaria.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Dan M.Roden, M.D.; Raymond L.Woosley, M.D., Ph.D.; R.Kirby Primm, M.D. Incidence and clinical features of the quinidine-associated long QT syndrome: Implications for patient care. American Heart Journal. 1986, 111, (6)1088-1093

 

Alain Borgeat, MD; Jean-Jacques Goy, MD; Raymond Maendly, MD; Urs Kaufmann, MD; MilanGrbic, MD; Ueli Sigwart, MD. Flecainide versus quinidine for conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm. The American Journal of Cardiology. 1986, 58, (6)496-498

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301

Toxic if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P330-P405-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Specific treatment (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,8060
Beilstein
91866
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2939.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VA4725000

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