Agent Name

Putrescine dihydrochloride

CAS Number

333-93-7

Formula

C4-H12-N2.2Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Butanediamine, hydrochloride; 1,4-Diaminobutane dihydrochloride; 1,4-Diaminobutane, dihydrochloride; Putrescine hydrochloride; Tetramethylenediamine dihydrochloride; 1,4-Butanediamine, dihydrochloride; Tetramethylenediammonium dichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in biochemical research; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes other liver changes and effects on transaminases in acute intraperitoneal studies of rats; Oral LD30 (mouse) > 1,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Putrescine."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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