Product Information

Product NameAlbuterol (USP)
Structure and enantiomer
IUPAC Name(RS)-4-[2-(tert-Butylamino)-1-hydroxyethyl]-2-(hydroxymethyl)phenol
(1RS)-2-[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]-1-[4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl]ethanol
1,3-Benzenedimethanol, α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl) amino] methyl]-4-hydroxy-;
α1-[(tert-Butylamino)methyl]-4-hydroxy-m-xylene-α’,-diol
CAS No.18559-94-9
AppearanceNature-Solid(Crystalline powder)
Colour- White or almost white
Molecular formulaC13H21NO3
Molecular Weight239.3
Therap.CatSalbutamol is typically used to treat bronchospasm (due to any cause, allergen asthma or exercise-induced), as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
SolubilitySparingly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol(96%), Soluble in alcohol
Polymorphism Yes
Patent StatusProduct patent – Out of patent
Melting PointAbout 156°C, with decomposition