Hexamidine

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Hexamidine
Skeletal formula of hexamidine
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
4,4'-[hexane-1,6-diylbis(oxy)]dibenzenecarboximidamide
Other names
4-[6-(4-carbamimidoylphenoxy)hexoxy]benzamidine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
DrugBank
UNII
Properties
C20H26N4O2
Molar mass 354.446
Pharmacology
D08AC04 (WHO) R01AX07 (WHO) R02AA18 (WHO) S01AX08 (WHO) S03AA05 (WHO)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Hexamidine is an antiseptic and disinfectant. Hexomedine is the trade name of a diisethionate solution (1/1.000) of hexamidine.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final Report on the Safety Assessment of Hexamidine and Hexamidine Diisethionate". International Journal of Toxicology. 26 (3_suppl): 79–88. 2007. PMID 18273451. doi:10.1080/10915810701663168.