Dithiazanine iodide

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Dithiazanine iodide
Dithiazanine iodide model.png
Names
IUPAC name
Benzothiazolium, 3-ethyl-2-[5- (3-ethyl-2-benzothiazolinylidene)-1,3-pentadienyl]-, iodide
Systematic IUPAC name
3-ethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5Z)-5-(3-ethyl-1,3-benzothiazol-2(3H)-ylidene)penta-1,3-dien-1-yl]-1,3-benzothiazol-3-ium iodide
Identifiers
514-73-8[1]
ChEMBL ChEMBL421701
ChemSpider 4642986
Jmol-3D images Image
Properties
C23H23IN2S2
Molar mass 518.48 g·mol−1
Appearance Green crystals
Melting point Decomposes at 478.4 °F (248.0 °C)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Dithiazanine iodide is a chemical compound.[1] It is used as a veterinary anthelmintic for dogs.[3] It is a highly toxic chemical, with a lethal dose for humans of about 4–16 mg/kg by oral ingestion. The mechanism of toxicity is not well known but it is believed that this chemical interferes with cells' absorption of glucose, which is essential to obtain energy through cell respiration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cameo Chemicals. "Chemical data". NOAA. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Chemspider data". Chemspider. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Law about use". Justia. Retrieved September 19, 2011.