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MedKoo CAT#: 581422

CAS#: 125-42-8

Description: Vinbarbital is discontinued (DEA controlled substance). It is a hypnotic drug which is a barbiturate derivative.

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Vinbarbital is discontinued (DEA controlled substance).

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581422
Name: Vinbarbital
CAS#: 125-42-8
Chemical Formula: C11H16N2O3
Exact Mass: 224.1161
Molecular Weight: 224.26
Elemental Analysis: C, 58.91; H, 7.19; N, 12.49; O, 21.40

Synonym: Vinbarbital; Butenemalum; Butenemal; Delvinal; Vinbarbitalum

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-Ethyl-5-(1-methyl-1-butenyl)barbiturate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H16N2O3/c1-4-6-7(3)11(5-2)8(14)12-10(16)13-9(11)15/h6H,4-5H2,1-3H3,(H2,12,13,14,15,16)/b7-6+


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:
>3 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).

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