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Substance Name: Chlorhexidine hydrochloride [USAN:USP:BAN:JAN]
RN: 3697-42-5
UNII: E64XL9U38K
InChIKey: WJLVQTJZDCGNJN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent

Molecular Formula

  • C22-H30-Cl2-N10.2Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 578.377
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 2,4,11,13-Tetraazatetradecanediimidamide, N,N'-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-, dihydrochloride
  • Chlorhexidine dihydrochloride
  • Chlorhexidine hydrochloride [USAN:USP:BAN:JAN]

Synonyms

  • 1,1'-Hexamethylenebis(5-(p-chlorophenyl)biguanide) dihydrochloride
  • 2,4,11,13-Tetraazatetradecanediimidamide, N,N'-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-, dihydrochloride
  • Arlacide H
  • AY-5312
  • Biguanide, 1,1'-hexamethylenebis(5-(p-chlorophenyl)-, dihydrochloride
  • Caswell No. 481F
  • Chlorhexidine dihydrochloride
  • Chlorhexidine HCl
  • Chlorhexidine hydrochloride
  • Chlorhexidinium dichloride
  • EINECS 223-026-6
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 481700
  • UNII-E64XL9U38K

Systematic Names

  • 2,4,11,13-Tetraazatetradecanediimidamide, N,N''-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-, dihydrochloride
  • Chlorhexidine dihydrochloride

Superlist Name

  • 1,1'-Hexamethylene bis(5-(p-chlorophenyl)biguanide), dihydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 3697-42-5

FDA UNII

  • E64XL9U38K

System Generated Number

  • 0003697425

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C22-H30-Cl2-N10.2Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C22-H30-Cl2-N10
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C22H30Cl2N10.2ClH/c23-15-5-9-17(10-6-15)31-21(27)33-19(25)29-13-3-1-2-4-14-30-20(26)34-22(28)32-18-11-7-16(24)8-12-18;;/h5-12H,1-4,13-14H2,(H5,25,27,29,31,33)(H5,26,28,30,32,34);2*1H

InChIKey

WJLVQTJZDCGNJN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(NC(NC(NCCCCCCNC(NC(Nc2ccc(Cl)cc2)=N)=N)=N)=N)ccc(Cl)cc1.Cl.Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 subcutaneous > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy. Vol. 9, Pg. 192, 1954.