Agent Name

Sodium barbiturate

CAS Number

4390-16-3

Formula

C4-H4-N2-O3.Na

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Barbituric acid, sodium salt; Monosodium barbiturate; 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, monosodium salt; 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, sodium salt (1:1); Barbituric acid, monosodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrimidines

Description

Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Barbituric acid is the parent compound of barbiturate drugs, although barbituric acid itself is not pharmacologically active." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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