Agent Name

Sodium pantothenate

CAS Number

867-81-2

Formula

C9-H17-N-O5.Na

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Panthothenic acid sodium salt; beta-Alanine, N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-, monosodium salt, (R)-; Panthoject; Pantothenic acid, monosodium salt, d-; Pantothenic acid, monosodium salt, D-; Pantothenic acid, sodium salt; Sodium d-pantothenate; Sodium D-pantothenate; Sodium N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-beta-alanine, (R)-; Sodium pantothenic acid; beta-Alanine, N-((2R)-2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-, monosodium salt; beta-Alanine, N-((2R)-2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-, sodium salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus] D-Sodium-pantothenate; [FDA] D-Pantothenic acid, sodium; (+)-Pantothenic acid, sodium salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Vitamins and Derivatives

Description

Highly hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a vitamin and veterinary nutritional factor (essential except in horses and ruminants); [Merck Index] Used as a nutritional supplement for foods; [FDA]

Comments

An irritant; Targets the nerves, kidney, and liver; May cause narcotic effects, CNS depression, and heart damage; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Pantothenic acid."

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