Petrichloral

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Petrichloral
Petrichloral.svg
Clinical data
ATC code
  • none
Identifiers
  • 2,2,2-trichloro-1-[3-(2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethoxy)-2,2-bis[(2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethoxy)methyl]propoxy]ethanol
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC13H16Cl12O8
Molar mass725.66 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • ClC(Cl)(Cl)C(O)OCC(COC(O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl)(COC(O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl)COC(O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl
  • InChI=1S/C13H16Cl12O8/c14-10(15,16)5(26)30-1-9(2-31-6(27)11(17,18)19,3-32-7(28)12(20,21)22)4-33-8(29)13(23,24)25/h5-8,26-29H,1-4H2 ☒N
  • Key:OKACKALPXHBEMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
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Petrichloral (Pentaerythritol chloral) is a sedative and hypnotic chloral hydrate prodrug.[1] It is a Schedule IV drug in the USA.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ US 2784237, Bruce WF, "Chloral derivatives and methods for their preparation", issued 5 March 1957, assigned to American Home Products 
  2. ^ "Depressant and stimulant drugs; listing of additional drugs as drugs subject to control". Federal Register. 31: 12435–6. 1966.