Agent Name

Benzoylcholine chloride

CAS Number

2964-09-2

Formula

C12-H18-N-O2.Cl

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium chloride benzoate; 2-(Benzoyloxy)-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium chloride; Ammonium, (2-hydroxyethyl)trimethyl-, chloride, benzoate; 2-Benzoyloxyethyltrimethylammonium chloride; Choline, chloride, benzoate; Ethanaminium, 2-(benzoyloxy)-N,N,N-trimethyl-, chloride (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White hygroscopic crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, convulsions, and respiratory depression in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; LD50 = 49 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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