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Chloral hydrate

Trichloroacetaldehyde hydrate
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≥98% (titration)

drug control

USDEA Schedule IV


57 °C (lit.)

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Chloral hydrate is a sedative/hypnotic.


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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 2 Inhalation

Storage Class Code

6.1B - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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Ya-Chen Ko et al.
Journal of anatomy, 214(1), 183-195 (2009-01-27)
CD200 is a highly glycosylated cell surface protein containing two immunoglobulin superfamily domains in the extracellular region and performs immunosuppressive activities. It is widely distributed in various tissues including the vascular endothelium. We report here the distribution of CD200 in
Ya-Fen Jiang-Shieh et al.
Journal of anatomy, 216(3), 407-416 (2010-01-15)
In vivo and in vitro studies have clearly demonstrated that signaling mediated by the interaction of CD200 and its cognate receptor, CD200R, results in an attenuation of inflammatory or autoimmune responses through multiple mechanisms. The present results have shown a
Stephanie K West et al.
The British journal of ophthalmology, 97(11), 1437-1442 (2013-09-21)
To report the largest study on the safety and effectiveness of sedation in paediatric ophthalmology in a nurse-led outpatient sedation unit. Retrospective cohort study reviewing all children who underwent sedation from January 2006 to December 2010. Patients were sedated with
T L Sourkes
Molecular and chemical neuropathology, 17(1), 21-30 (1992-08-01)
Chloral hydrate was introduced into therapeutics more than 120 years ago, and soon became popular as a somnifacient. It is the first synthetic CNS depressant. Its metabolite, urochloralic acid, was detected early. Studies of the biochemical pharmacology of chloral hydrate
A D Steinberg
Pediatrics, 92(3), 442-446 (1993-09-01)
Current federal regulations of potentially carcinogenic environmental chemicals are based on the assumption that risks for humans can be extrapolated from the effects of chronic high-dose exposure of rodents. It is assumed that all chemicals induce cancer by a genotoxic

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