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Substance Name: Putrescine dihydrochloride
RN: 333-93-7
UNII: X45SUR7RHY
InChIKey: XXWCODXIQWIHQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A toxic diamine formed by putrefaction from the decarboxylation of arginine and ornithine.

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H12-N2.2Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 161.075
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Putrescine dihydrochloride

Synonyms

  • 1,4-Butanediamine, hydrochloride
  • 1,4-Diaminobutane dihydrochloride
  • 1,4-Diaminobutane, dihydrochloride
  • AI3-18304
  • EINECS 206-375-9
  • NSC 5861
  • Putrescine dihydrochloride
  • Putrescine hydrochloride
  • Tetramethylenediamine dihydrochloride
  • UNII-X45SUR7RHY

Systematic Names

  • 1,4-Butanediamine, dihydrochloride
  • 1,4-Butanediamine, hydrochloride (1:2)
  • Tetramethylenediammonium dichloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 333-93-7

FDA UNII

  • X45SUR7RHY

Other Registry Number

  • 29142-66-3

System Generated Number

  • 0000333937

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H12-N2.2Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C4-H12-N2
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C4H12N2.2ClH/c5-3-1-2-4-6;;/h1-6H2;2*1H

InChIKey

XXWCODXIQWIHQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

Cl.Cl.NCCCCN

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD30 oral > 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Agents and Actions, A Swiss Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 14, Pg. 228, 1984.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 1400mg/kg (1400mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Proceedings of the Western Pharmacology Society. Vol. 29, Pg. 141, 1986.
mouse LD50 intravenous 510mg/kg (510mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BEHAVIORAL: ANTIPSYCHOTIC
Oyo Yakuri. Pharmacometrics. Vol. 25, Pg. 489, 1983.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 1880mg/kg (1880mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)
Oyo Yakuri. Pharmacometrics. Vol. 25, Pg. 489, 1983.
rat LD50 intravenous 760mg/kg (760mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ANTIPSYCHOTIC

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
Oyo Yakuri. Pharmacometrics. Vol. 25, Pg. 489, 1983.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 1625mg/kg (1625mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Oyo Yakuri. Pharmacometrics. Vol. 25, Pg. 489, 1983.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 280 dec deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -0.640 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.62E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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