Sulfadoxine

  • 6-(4-Aminobenzenesulfonamido)-4,5-dimethoxypyrimidine
  • 4-Amino-N-(5,6-dimethoxy-4-pyrimidinyl)benzenesulfonamide
  • N'-(5,6-Dimethoxy-4-pyrimidyl)sulfanilamide
  • Fanasil
  • Fanzil
  • Ro-4-4393
Formula
C12H14N4O4S
Structure
Description
White or off white powder or crystal. Odorless.
Uses
Type of super sulfamethoxypyriazine drug used against infections cause by hemolytic streptochccus, pneumococcosis and bacillus dysenteriae. Also used to treat meningities, urethra infections and some types of malaria.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2447-57-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-504-9
RTECS
DA9500000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,9074
Beilstein/Gmelin
625453
Beilstein Reference
5-25-13-00306
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H14N4O4S
Formula mass
310.33
Melting point, °C
190
Boiling point, °C
523
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5E-11 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
6.16 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
79.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2 - 8 C.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
270

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.