Creatinine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Creatinine Properties


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Creatinine is a break-down product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body. In chemical terms, creatinine is a spontaneously formed cyclic derivative of creatine. Creatinine is chiefly filtered out of the blood by the kidneys.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
CAS Number 60-27-5
Density 1.09 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-466-7
HS Code 29332990
IUPAC Name 2-Amino-1-Methyl-5H-Imidazol-4-one
InChI 1S/C4H7N3O/c1-7-2-3(8)6-4(7)5/h2,8H,1H3,(H2,5,6)
Melting Point 300 °C
Molar Mass 113.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H7N3O
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms 2-Amino-1-Methyl-1H-Imidazol-4-ol;2-Amino-1-Methylimidazol-4-ol uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X