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Substance:Barbituric acid

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  • Molecular formula: C4H4N2O3
  • Molar mass: 128.086
  • CAS Registry Number: 67-52-7
  • Appearance: Barbituric acid, 99%; Barbituric acid, 99%
  • Melting point: 248 to 252
  • Boiling point: 260
  • Solubility: Water, 0.019 mg/L (37 deg C)
  • Safety sheet: Not available
  • Spectra: NMRShiftDB 13C NMR, Massbank MS (1, 2), also check on SDBS. Add Spectra (Help).

From Wikipedia

Barbituric acid or malonylurea or 6-hydroxyuracil is an organic compound based on a pyrimidine heterocyclic skeleton. It is an odorless powder soluble in water. Barbituric acid is the parent compound of barbiturate drugs, although barbituric acid itself is not pharmacologically active.

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Other names

2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione (IUPAC Name); 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidintrion; Barbituric acid derivative; Pyrimidin-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trion; pyrimidine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione


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