National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Sodium methohexital - M20132

 

CASRN: 309-36-4

Formula: C14-H18-N2-O3.Na

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Brevital sodium
  • 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 1-methyl-5-(1-methyl-2-pentynyl)-5-(2-propenyl)-, (+-)-, monosodium salt (9CI)

Known Uses

Used in treatment of eclampsia, nausea, neuritis

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (809255)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative 
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