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Substance Name: Pyrithione
RN: 1121-31-9
UNII: 6GK82EC25D
InChIKey: FGVVTMRZYROCTH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Split from cephalosporin molecule; some metal complexes of this have fumarate reductase inhibitory activity and may be useful against trypanosomes.

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H5-N-O-S

Molecular Weight

  • 127.1665
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antifungal Agents
  • Insect Attractant, Repellent and Chemosterilant
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Pyrithione

Synonyms

  • 2-Mercaptopyridine monoxide
  • BRN 0906983
  • EINECS 214-329-4
  • UNII-6GK82EC25D

Systematic Names

  • 2-Pyridinethiol, 1-oxide
  • Pyridine-2-thiol N-oxide

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1121-31-9

FDA UNII

  • 6GK82EC25D

System Generated Number

  • 0001121319

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C5H5NOS/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5(6)8/h1-4,8H

InChIKey

FGVVTMRZYROCTH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[O-][n+]1ccccc1S

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
quail LD50 oral 178mg/kg (178mg/kg)   Journal of Reproduction and Fertility. Vol. 48, Pg. 371, 1976.