Agent Name

Barbital sodium

CAS Number

144-02-5

Formula

C8-H12-N2-O3.Na

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Barbital sodium salt; 5,5-Diethylbarbituric acid sodium deriv.; Barbital Na; Barbital sodico [INN-Spanish]; Barbital sodique [INN-French]; Barbital soluble; Barbital, sodium deriv.; Barbitale sodico; Barbitale sodico [DCIT]; Barbitalum natricum [INN-Latin]; Barbitalum-natrium; Barbitone sodium; Barbitone, sodium deriv.; Diethylbarbiturate monosodium; Diethylmalonylurea sodium; Embinal; Medinal; Natrinal; Natriumbarbitals [German]; Nervoseton; Sodium 5,5-diethylbarbiturate; Sodium barbital; Sodium barbitone; Sodium diethylbarbiturate; Sodium ethylbarbital; Sodium veronal; Soluble barbital; Soprinal; Thyalone; Veronal sodium; 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5,5-diethyl-, monosodium salt (9CI); Barbituric acid, 5,5-diethyl-, sodium salt; Sodium derivative of 5,5-diethylbarbituric acid; [ChemIDplus] Sodium diethylmalonylurea; [Merck Index]

Category

Pyrimidines

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White fine crystals and fragments; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer and therapeutic sedative and hypnotic (controlled substance); [Merck Index] Used as a laboratory chemical and in the manufacture of substances; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia in intravenous lethal-dose studies of dogs and rabbits; Causes other changes of the liver, kidney, and bladder and changes in liver weight 40-week oral studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Barbituric acid."

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