Nitrofurazone


Nitrofurazone
Nitrofurazone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone
Clinical data
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Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status  ?
Identifiers
CAS number 59-87-0 YesY
ATC code B05CA03 D08AF01 D09AA03 P01CC02 S01AX04 S02AA02 QG01AX90 QP51AC02
PubChem CID 5447130
DrugBank DB00336
ChemSpider 4566720 YesY
UNII X8XI70B5Z6 N
KEGG C08042 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL869 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C6H6N4O4 
Mol. mass 198.14 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
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Раствор Фурацилина.JPG

Nitrofurazone, 2-((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)hydrazinecarboxamide, chemical formula C6H6N4O4, is a pale yellow crystalline compound.

This bactericidal compound is used as an antibiotic most commonly in the form of ointments. Its use in medicine has become less frequent as safer and more effective products have become available[citation needed].

Other names for this chemical include nitrofural' and furacilin.

Synthesis

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Stillman, W. B.; Scott, A. B.; 1947, U.S. Patent 241,664.