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Substance Name: Cysteamine hydrochloride [USAN]
RN: 156-57-0
UNII: IF1B771SVB
InChIKey: OGMADIBCHLQMIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A radiation-protective agent that oxidizes in air to form CYSTAMINE. It can be given intravenously or orally to treat radiation sickness. The bitartrate has been used for the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H7-N-S.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 113.6112
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Urolithic (Cystine Calculi)
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Mutation Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cysteamine HCl
  • Cysteamine hydrochloride [USAN]

Synonyms

  • 1-Amino-2-mercaptoethane hydrochloride
  • 1-Aminoethane-2-thiol hydrochloride
  • 2-Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride
  • 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
  • 2-Mercaptoethylammonium chloride
  • 2-Thioethylamine hydrochloride
  • A-889
  • AI3-26089
  • Bekaptan
  • beta-Mercaptoaethylamin chlorhydrat
  • beta-Mercaptoaethylamin chlorhydrat [German]
  • CCRIS 3926
  • CI 9148
  • CI-9148
  • Cystaran
  • Cysteamine chlorohydrate
  • Cysteamine HCl
  • Cysteamine hydrochloride
  • Cysteaminhydrochlorid
  • Cysteaminhydrochlorid [German]
  • Cysteaminium chloride
  • EC 205-858-1
  • EINECS 205-858-1
  • eta-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
  • Ethylamine, 2-mercapto-, hydrochloride
  • Mercamine hydrochloride
  • Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
  • Merkamin hydrochloride
  • NSC 21116
  • UNII-IF1B771SVB
  • USAF EE-3

Systematic Names

  • Cysteamine hydrochloride
  • Ethanethiol, 2-amino-, hydrochloride
  • Ethanethiol, 2-amino-, hydrochloride (1:1)
  • Mercaptamine hydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 156-57-0

FDA UNII

  • IF1B771SVB

Other Registry Number

  • 116962-86-8

Related Registry Number

  • 60-23-1 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0000156570

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H7-N-S.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H7-N-S
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H7NS.ClH/c3-1-2-4;/h4H,1-3H2;1H

InChIKey

OGMADIBCHLQMIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(CS)N.Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Vol. 12, Pg. 510, 1969.
mouse LD50 oral 1352mg/kg (1352mg/kg)   Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin. Vol. 20, Pg. 721, 1972.
mouse LD50 unreported 244mg/kg (244mg/kg)   Pharmazie. Vol. 14, Pg. 132, 1959.
mouse LDLo subcutaneous 900mg/kg (900mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Acta Biologiae Experimentalis Vol. 12, Pg. 142, 1938.