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Substance Name: Ricinine
RN: 524-40-3
UNII: 130UFS7AE0
InChIKey: PETSAYFQSGAEQY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Alkaloid from castor seeds; goitrogenic due to CN.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H8-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 164.163
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Experimental Pesticide
  • Unspecified / Unclassified Pesticide
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ricinine

Synonyms

  • 1,2-Dihydro-4-methoxy-1-methyl-2-oxonicotinonitrile
  • 5-22-07-00318 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 0139222
  • EINECS 208-359-7
  • NSC 409913
  • NSC 642604
  • Recinine
  • Ricidine
  • Ricinin
  • Ricinine
  • Ritsinin
  • UNII-130UFS7AE0

Systematic Names

  • 3-Pyridinecarbonitrile, 1,2-dihydro-4-methoxy-1-methyl-2-oxo- (9CI)
  • Nicotinonitrile, 1,2-dihydro-4-methoxy-1-methyl-2-oxo-
  • Ricinine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 524-40-3

FDA UNII

  • 130UFS7AE0

System Generated Number

  • 0000524403

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H8N2O2/c1-10-4-3-7(12-2)6(5-9)8(10)11/h3-4H,1-2H3

InChIKey

PETSAYFQSGAEQY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(ccn(c1=O)C)OC)C#N

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 25mg/kg (25mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. Vol. 63, Pg. 367, 1999.
rat LDLo oral 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Chemical-Biological Coordination Center, Review. Vol. 5, Pg. 23, 1953.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 201.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -0.450 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 2700 mg/L 10 EXP
Vapor Pressure 4.57E-05 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 5.16E-12 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.77E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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