Agent Name

6-Chloropurine

CAS Number

87-42-3

Formula

C5-H3-Cl-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

6-Chloro-1H-purine; 6-Chlorpurine; 6-CP; ClP; SK 6048; X 47; 1H-Purine, 6-chloro- (9CI); Purine, 6-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Purines

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Metabolized to form 6-mercaptopurine." [ChemIDplus] Has been used as an antineoplastic; [REPROTOX]

Comments

Harmful by ingestion; Targets the liver; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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