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Substance Name: Pyroxylin [USP:INN:JAN]
RN: 9004-70-0
UNII: KYR8BR2X6O

Note

  • A nitrocellulose solution in ether and alcohol. Collodion has a wide range of uses in industry including applications in the manufacture of photographic film, in fibers, in lacquers, and in engraving and lithography. In medicine it is used as a drug solvent and a wound sealant.

Molecular Formula

  • H-N-O3.x-Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 205.1213
 

Classification Codes

  • Explosive Agents
  • Pharmaceutic Necessity for Collodion
  • Surgical Fixation Devices
  • Tissue Adhesives
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cellulose, nitrate
  • Collodion
  • Collodion, flexible
  • Flexible collodion
  • Nitrocellulose
  • Nitrocellulose solution
  • Pyroxylin
  • Pyroxylin [USP:INN:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Collodion

Synonyms

  • BK2-W
  • BK2-Z
  • C 2018
  • CA 80-15
  • Celex
  • Celloidin
  • Cellulose nitrate
  • Cellulose tetranitrate
  • CN 85
  • Collodion
  • Collodion cotton
  • Collodion wool
  • Colloxylin
  • Colloxylin VNV
  • Corial EM finish F
  • Daicel RS 1
  • E 1440
  • Flexible collodion
  • FM-Nts
  • Fulmicoton
  • Guncotton
  • H 1/2
  • HSDB 1973
  • HX 3/5
  • Kodak LR 115
  • LR 115
  • Nitrocel S
  • Nitrocellulose
  • Nitrocellulose E950
  • Nitrocotton
  • Nitron
  • Nitron (nitrocellulose)
  • Nixon N/C
  • NP 11
  • NTs 218
  • NTs 222
  • NTs 539
  • NTs 542
  • NTs 62
  • Parlodion
  • Pirossilina
  • Pirossilina [DCIT]
  • Piroxilina
  • Piroxilina [INN-Spanish]
  • Pyralin
  • Pyroxylin
  • Pyroxyline
  • Pyroxyline [INN-French]
  • Pyroxylinum
  • Pyroxylinum [INN-Latin]
  • R.S.Nitrocellulose
  • RF 10
  • RS
  • RS 1/2
  • RS Nitrocellulose
  • Shadolac MT
  • Soluble gun cotton
  • Synpor
  • Tsapolak 964
  • UNII-KYR8BR2X6O
  • Xyloidin

Systematic Names

  • Cellulose, nitrate
  • Nitrocellulose

Superlist Names

  • Cellulose, nitrate
  • Collodion
  • Nitrocellulose with alcohol not <25% alcohol, by mass, and not >12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass
  • Nitrocellulose with alcohol not <25% alcohol, by mass, and not >12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass [UN2556] [Flammable solid]
  • Nitrocellulose with water not <25% water, by mass
  • Nitrocellulose with water not <25% water, by mass [UN2555] [Flammable solid]
  • Nitrocellulose, dry or wetted with < 25% water (or alcohol), by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, dry or wetted with <25% water (or alcohol), by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, dry or wetted with <25% water (or alcohol), by mass [UN0340] [Explosive 1.1D]
  • Nitrocellulose, plasticized with not <18% plasticizing substance, by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, plasticized with not <18% plasticizing substance, by mass [UN0343] [Explosive 1.3C]
  • Nitrocellulose, solution, flammable with not >12.6% nitrogen, by mass, and not >55% nitrocellulose
  • Nitrocellulose, solution, flammable with not >12.6% nitrogen, by mass, and not >55% nitrocellulose [UN2059] [Flammable liquid]
  • Nitrocellulose, unmodified or plasticized with < 18% plasticizing substance, by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, unmodified or plasticized with <18% plasticizing substance, by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, unmodified or plasticized with <18% plasticizing substance, by mass [UN0341] [Explosive 1.1D]
  • Nitrocellulose, wetted with not <25% alcohol, by mass
  • Nitrocellulose, wetted with not <25% alcohol, by mass [UN0342] [Explosive 1.3C]
  • Nitrocellulose, with not > 12.6% nitrogen, by dry mass, or Nitrocellulose mixture with pigment or Nitrocellulose mixture with plasticizer or Nitrocellulose mixture with pigment and
  • Pyroxylin solution
  • UN0340
  • UN0341
  • UN0342
  • UN0343
  • UN2059
  • UN2555
  • UN2556
  • UN2557

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9004-70-0

FDA UNII

  • KYR8BR2X6O

Other Registry Numbers

  • 124362-83-0
  • 1339-76-0
  • 152264-12-5
  • 188626-79-1
  • 246848-29-3
  • 353274-56-3
  • 37228-31-2
  • 37317-48-9
  • 60649-57-2
  • 72026-64-3
  • 72026-68-7
  • 8050-69-9
  • 8050-70-2
  • 88386-25-8
  • 909342-54-7

System Generated Number

  • 0009004700

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • H-N-O3.x-Unspecified

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H-N-O3
  • Unspecified

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 33, Pg. 159, 1975.
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 33, Pg. 159, 1975.