Acecainide HCl

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CAS#: 34118-92-8 (HCl)

Description: Acecainide, also known as N-acetylprocainamide and ASL 601, is the N-acetylated metabolite of procainamide. Acecainide is a Class III antiarrhythmic agent. It can be given either intravenously or orally, and is eliminated primarily by renal excretion.

Chemical Structure

Acecainide HCl
CAS# 34118-92-8 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 329648
Name: Acecainide HCl
CAS#: 34118-92-8 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C15H24ClN3O2
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 313.826
Elemental Analysis: C, 57.41; H, 7.71; Cl, 11.30; N, 13.39; O, 10.20

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Related CAS #: 32795-44-1 (free base)    

Synonym: Acecainide; N-acetylprocainamide, ASL 601; ASL-601; ASL601.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4'-((2-(Diethylamino)ethyl)carbamoyl)acetanilide monohydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H23N3O2.ClH/c1-4-18(5-2)11-10-16-15(20)13-6-8-14(9-7-13)17-12(3)19;/h6-9H,4-5,10-11H2,1-3H3,(H,16,20)(H,17,19);1H


Appearance: Light yellow solid powder

Purity: >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).

Solubility: 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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 313.826 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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