Agent Name

5,5-Dimethyl-1-pyrroline-1-oxide

Alternative Name

DMPO

CAS Number

3317-61-1

Formula

C6-H11-N-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

5,5-Dimethyl-1-pyrroline N-oxide; 5,5-Dimethylpyrroline-N-oxide; 2H-Pyrrole, 3,4-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-, 1-oxide; 3,4-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-2H-pyrrole 1-oxide; DMPO; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

White solid; Highly hygroscopic; [Merck Index] Light yellow, hygroscopic solidified mass or fragments; mp = 25-29 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in biology as a spin trap agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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