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This drug entry is a stub and has not been fully annotated. It was added on February 26, 2016 and is scheduled to be annotated soon.

NameToluene
Accession NumberDB11558  (DB01900, EXPT02123)
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsVet Approved
Description

Toluene is a colorless, water-insoluble liquid with the smell associated with paint thinners. It is a mono-substituted benzene derivative, consisting of a CH3 group attached to a phenyl group. As such, its IUPAC systematic name is methylbenzene. It is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It is used in veterinary medicine as a treatment for various parasites in dogs and cats.

IndicationUsed for the removal of ascarids (Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum and Uncinaria stenocephala) and as an aid in removing tapeworms (Taenia pisiformis, Dipylidium caninum, and Echinococcus granulosus) from dogs and cats.
Structure
Thumb
SynonymsNot Available
ProductsNot Available
International BrandsNot Available
Brand mixturesNot Available
SaltsNot Available
CAS number108-88-3
WeightAverage: 92.1384
Monoisotopic: 92.062600256
Chemical FormulaC7H8
InChI KeyYXFVVABEGXRONW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI
InChI=1S/C7H8/c1-7-5-3-2-4-6-7/h2-6H,1H3
IUPAC Name
toluene
SMILES
CC1=CC=CC=C1
External Links
ReferencesNot Available
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Drug created on February 26, 2016 12:15 / Updated on August 17, 2016 12:25