Benactyzine Hydrochloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 329310

CAS#: 57-37-4 (HCl)

Description: Benactyzine Hydrochloride, also known as Suavitil, is a centrally acting muscarinic antagonist. Benactyzine has been used in the treatment of depression and is used in research to investigate the role of cholinergic systems on behavior.

Price and Availability

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5g USD 340 2 weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-10-30. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Benactyzine Hydrochloride (Suavitil) purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 329310
Name: Benactyzine Hydrochloride
CAS#: 57-37-4 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C20H26ClNO3
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 363.882
Elemental Analysis: C, 66.02; H, 7.20; Cl, 9.74; N, 3.85; O, 13.19

Synonym: Benactyzine Hydrochloride; EA 2092; EA-2092; EA2092; Suavitil; Phebex; Phobex; Cedad; Cevanol; Deprol; Lucidil; Morcain; Nutinal; Parasan

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(diethylamino)ethyl 2-hydroxy-2,2-diphenylacetate hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H25NO3.ClH/c1-3-21(4-2)15-16-24-19(22)20(23,17-11-7-5-8-12-17)18-13-9-6-10-14-18;/h5-14,23H,3-4,15-16H2,1-2H3;1H


Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code:

Additional Information

Related CAS#

302-40-9 (Benactyzine)
57-37-4 (Benactyzine Hydrochloride)


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