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Substance Name: Luminol
RN: 521-31-3
UNII: 5EXP385Q4F
InChIKey: HWYHZTIRURJOHG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • 5-Amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione. Substance that emits light on oxidation. It is used in chemical determinations.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H7-N3-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 177.162
 

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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Luminol

MeSH Heading

  • Luminol

Synonyms

  • 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 3-amino-, cyclic hydrazide
  • 3-Aminophthalhydrazide
  • 3-Aminophthalic acid hydrazide
  • 3-Aminophthalic hydrazide
  • 5-Amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione
  • AI3-52555
  • CCRIS 5962
  • EINECS 208-309-4
  • Luminol
  • NSC 5064
  • UNII-5EXP385Q4F

Systematic Names

  • 1,4-Phthalazinedione, 5-amino-2,3-dihydro-
  • 3-Aminophthalylhydrazide
  • 5-Amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydrophthalazine-1,4-dione

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 521-31-3

FDA UNII

  • 5EXP385Q4F

System Generated Number

  • 0000521313

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H7N3O2/c9-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8(13)11-10-7(4)12/h1-3H,9H2,(H,10,12)(H,11,13)

InChIKey

HWYHZTIRURJOHG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c(c([nH][nH]c1=O)=O)c(ccc2)N

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD oral > 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Chemical-Biological Coordination Center, Review. Vol. 5, Pg. 11, 1953.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 330.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.740 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.00E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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