Crotamiton An antipruritic with antibacterial properties

Crotamiton (CAS 483-63-6)

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Synonym: Crotamitex; Eurax; Euraxil; Veteusan; N-Ethyl-N-(2-methylphenyl)-2-butenamide
Application: An antipruritic with antibacterial properties
CAS Number: 483-63-6
Purity: ≥98%
Molecular Weight: 203.28
Molecular Formula: C13H17NO
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Crotamiton is an acaricide and that has action against scabies. The compound has been shown to be effective against pruritus of breast carcinoma skin infiltration. Crotamiton also retains marked antibacterial properties.


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Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in water (1:500), alcohol, methanol, ether, and ethanol.
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
<25° C
Boiling Point :
153-155° C (lit.) at 13 mmHg
Density :
0.99 g/mL at 25° C
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.55
pK Values :
pKb: 1.14 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 2594
MDL Number :
EC Number :
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PMID: # 26253722  Kataria, H. et al. 2015. Mol. Neurobiol.

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