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Title: Pirifibrate
CAS Registry Number: 55285-45-5
CAS Name: 2-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropanoic acid [6-(hydroxymethyl)-2-pyridinyl]methyl ester
Additional Names: 2,6-pyridinedimethanol mono-p-chlorophenoxyisobutyrate
Manufacturers' Codes: EL-466
Trademarks: Bratenol (Elmu)
Molecular Formula: C17H18ClNO4
Molecular Weight: 335.78
Percent Composition: C 60.81%, H 5.40%, Cl 10.56%, N 4.17%, O 19.06%
Literature References: Hypolipemic agent related structurally to clofibrate, q.v. Prepn: D. Humbert, R. Ratouis, DE 2432322; eidem, US 3971798 (1975, 1976 both to Roussel). Multicenter study in hyperlipoproteinemias: A. J. Domingo et al., Clin. Ther. 3, 219 (1980).
Properties: Crystals from isopropyl ether, mp 46°. LD50 in mice (mg/kg): 915-1098 i.p. (Humbert, Ratouis, 1975).
Melting point: mp 46°
Toxicity data: LD50 in mice (mg/kg): 915-1098 i.p. (Humbert, Ratouis, 1975)
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C17H18ClNO4.HCl
Molecular Weight: 372.24
Percent Composition: C 54.85%, H 5.14%, Cl 19.05%, N 3.76%, O 17.19%
Properties: Crystals, mp 110°. LD50 (calculated as base) in mice (mg/kg): 1098-1281 i.p. (Humbert, Ratouis, 1975).
Melting point: mp 110°
Toxicity data: LD50 (calculated as base) in mice (mg/kg): 1098-1281 i.p. (Humbert, Ratouis, 1975)
Therap-Cat: Antilipemic.
Keywords: Antilipemic; Fibrates.

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