Proflavine

  • Profundol
  • 5-Allyl-5-(1-methylpropyl) barbituric acid
  • sec-Butyl-allyl-barbituric acid
  • 5-Allyl-5-sec-butylbarbituric acid
  • 5-(1-Methylpropyl)-5-(2-propenyl)-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-pyrimidinetrione
Formula
C11H16N2O3
Structure
Description
Red-brown crystals. Acridine dye.
Uses
Antiseptic used during World War II.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
115-44-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-090-4
RTECS
CP8225000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,9206
Beilstein/Gmelin
201950
Beilstein Reference
5-24-09-00230

Properties.
Formula
C11H16N2O3
Formula mass
224.26
Melting point, °C
108 - 110
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
7.87 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.64

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

First aid
 

Transport.