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CAS number 41202-77-1 N
PubChem 851833
ChemSpider 744460 YesY
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Molecular formula C10H12Cl2N2
Molar mass 231.12 g/mol
Appearance brown oil
Density 1.272g/cm3 °C
Melting point 242 to 244 °C (468 to 471 °F; 515 to 517 K)
Boiling point 365.1 °C (689.2 °F; 638.2 K) at 760mmHg
Flash point 174.6 °C (346.3 °F; 447.8 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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2,3-Dichlorophenylpiperazine (2,3-DCPP or DCPP) is a chemical compound. It is both a precursor in the synthesis of aripiprazole and one of its metabolites.[1][2] It is unknown whether 2,3-DCPP is pharmacologically active similar to its close analogue 3-chlorophenylpiperazine (mCPP).

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  1. ^ Leś A, Badowska-Rosłonek K, Łaszcz M, Kamieńska-Duda A, Baran P, Kaczmarek Ł (2010). "Optimization of aripiprazole synthesis". Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica 67 (2): 151–7. PMID 20369792. 
  2. ^ Caccia S (August 2007). "N-dealkylation of arylpiperazine derivatives: disposition and metabolism of the 1-aryl-piperazines formed". Current Drug Metabolism 8 (6): 612–22. doi:10.2174/138920007781368908. PMID 17691920.