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style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" Chloralose
CAS number 15879-93-3
PubChem 27525
SMILES C(C([C@@H]1[C@@H]([C@@H]2 C(O1)O[C@@H](O2)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl)O)O)O
Molecular formula C8H11Cl3O6
Molar mass 309.527 g/mol
Melting point

176-182 °C

style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Main article: Hypnotic drugs

Chloralose is an avicide, rodenticide used to kill mice in temperatures below 15 °C, and bird repellent. It is also widely used in neuroscience and veterinary medicine as an anesthetic and sedative.

Chemically, it is a chlorinated acetal derivative of glucose.

It is listed in Annex I of Directive 67/548/EEC with the classification Harmful (Xn)

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