Racemorphan

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Not to be confused with Morphan.
Racemorphan
Racemorphan.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(±)-17-methylmorphinan-3-ol
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS Number 297-90-5
5985-35-3 (HBr)
PubChem CID 3918
ChemSpider 3781
UNII V7R79HN3XD YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL20803
Chemical data
Formula C17H23NO
Molar mass 257.37 g/mol

Racemorphan, or morphanol, is the racemic mixture of the two stereoisomers of 17-methylmorphinan-3-ol, each with differing pharmacology and effects:

Racemorphan itself is under international control per the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 and is therefore listed as a Schedule II Narcotic controlled substance in the US Controlled Substances Act 1970; it has an ACSCN of 9733 and in 2014 it had an aggregate annual manufacturing quota of zero. [1] The salts in use are hydrobromide (free base conversion ratio 0.741), hydrochloride (0.876), and tartrate (0.632).

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