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Substance Name: Psilocin
RN: 520-53-6
UNII: CMS88KUW0G
InChIKey: SPCIYGNTAMCTRO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Psilocybine minus the phosphate ester.

Molecular Formula

  • C12-H16-N2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 204.2714
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Central Nervous System Agents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Hallucinogens
  • Psychotropic Drugs

Superlist Classification Code

  • DEA Schedule I
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Psilocin

Synonyms

  • 3-(2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl)indol-4-ol
  • 4-Hydroxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine
  • 5-22-12-00014 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 0160503
  • CX-59
  • EINECS 208-296-5
  • Psilocin
  • Psilocine
  • Psilotsin
  • UNII-CMS88KUW0G

Systematic Names

  • 3-(2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl)-1H-indol-4-ol
  • Indol-4-ol, 3-(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)-

Superlist Names

  • DEA No. 7438
  • Psilocin
  • Psilocyn

Mixture Name

  • Magic mushrooms

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 520-53-6

FDA UNII

  • CMS88KUW0G

System Generated Number

  • 0000520536

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C12H16N2O/c1-14(2)7-6-9-8-13-10-4-3-5-11(15)12(9)10/h3-5,8,13,15H,6-7H2,1-2H3

InChIKey

SPCIYGNTAMCTRO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CN(C)CCc1c[nH]c2c1c(ccc2)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 196mg/kg (196mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Vol. 1, Pg. 515, 1976.
mouse LD50 intravenous 74mg/kg (74mg/kg)   "Psychotropic Drugs and Related Compounds," 2nd ed., Usdin, E., and D.H. Efron, Washington, DC, 1972Vol. -, Pg. 138, 1972.
rabbit LD50 intravenous 7mg/kg (7mg/kg)   "Psychotropic Drugs and Related Compounds," 2nd ed., Usdin, E., and D.H. Efron, Washington, DC, 1972Vol. -, Pg. 138, 1972.
rat LD50 intravenous 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   Psychopharmacology Service Center, Bulletin. Vol. 2, Pg. 17, 1963.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 174.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.460 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.81E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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