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C8138

Sigma-Aldrich

Chlorpromazine hydrochloride

≥98% (TLC)

Synonym(s):
CPZ, 2-Chloro-10-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)phenothiazine hydrochloride, Largactil
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H19ClN2S · HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
355.33
Beilstein:
3779989
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

assay

≥98% (TLC)

form

powder

mp

194-196 °C

solubility

water: 50 mg/mL

originator

GlaxoSmithKline

SMILES string

Cl[H].CN(C)CCCN1c2ccccc2Sc3ccc(Cl)cc13

InChI

1S/C17H19ClN2S.ClH/c1-19(2)10-5-11-20-14-6-3-4-7-16(14)21-17-9-8-13(18)12-15(17)20;/h3-4,6-9,12H,5,10-11H2,1-2H3;1H

InChI key

FBSMERQALIEGJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Chlorpromazine hydrochloride has been used:
  • as an antagonists for calmodulin kinase
  • as a medium supplement to test its cytotoxic effects in human lung microvascular endothelial cells (HMVEC-L)
  • as an inhibitor of clathrin-mediated endocytosis in RAW 264.7 cells

Substitute for benzidine, o-dianisidine, and o-tolidine in the determination of microquantities of hemoglobin and peroxidase.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Chlorpromazine demonstrates cytotoxic and antiproliferative activity against leukemic cells, but does not affect the viability of normal lymphocytes.
Phenothiazine antipsychotic; D2 dopamine receptor antagonist, H1 histamine receptor antagonist; inhibits calmodulin-dependent stimulation of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase and nitric oxide synthase.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by GlaxoSmithKline. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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