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Pindone Structural Formula V.1.svg
IUPAC name
Other names
83-26-1 N
ChemSpider 6476 YesY
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KEGG C19141 N
PubChem 6732
Molar mass 230.26 g/mol
Appearance Bright-yellow powder[1]
Odor almost none
Density 1.06 g/mL
Melting point 110 °C (230 °F; 383 K)
0.002% (25°C)[1]
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
280 mg/kg (rat, oral)
75 mg/kg (dog, oral)
150 mg/kg (rabbit, oral)[2]
US health exposure limits (NIOSH):
TWA 0.1 mg/m3[1]
TWA 0.1 mg/m3[1]
100 mg/m3[1]
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

Pindone is an anticoagulant drug[3] for agricultural use. It is commonly used as a rodenticide in the management of rat and rabbit populations.

It is pharmacologically analogous to warfarin and inhibits the synthesis of Vitamin K-dependent clotting factors.

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  1. ^ a b c d e "NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards #0516". National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 
  2. ^ "Pindone". Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 
  3. ^ Robinson MH, Twigg LE, Wheeler SH, Martin GR (March 2005). "Effect of the anticoagulant, pindone, on the breeding performance and survival of merino sheep, Ovis aries". Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B, Biochem. Mol. Biol. 140 (3): 465–73. doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2004.11.011. PMID 15694595.