N-Methylephedrine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

N-Methylephedrine Properties


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N-Methylephedrine is a sympathomimetic amine, is ingredient of many over-the-counter cold medications. It is a stimulant found in the Khat plant, Catha edulis, which can easily be synthesized from pseudoephedrine. It is one of many alkaloid contained in ephedra and has sympathetic nerve stimulant action.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystals
Boiling Point 251.3°C
CAS Number 552-79-4
Density 1.009 g/cm3
IUPAC Name (1R,2S)-2-(Dimethylamino)-1-phenylpropan-1-ol
InChI 1S/C11H17NO/c1-9(12(2)3)11(13)10-7-5-4-6-8-10/h4-9,11,13H,1-3H3
Melting Point 86-88°C
Molar Mass 179.258 g/mol
Molecular Formula C11H17NO
Synonyms Methylephedrine;(-)-Methylephedrine; (-)-N-Methylephedrine;N-Methyl-L-ephedrine
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