Product Information

Product NameAlbuterol
Structure
IUPAC Name (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
Melting PointAbout 155°C, with decomposition
SolubilitySparingly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol(96%), Soluble in alcohol
PolymorphismYes
Patent statusProduct patent – Out of patent
Therap.CatAlbuterol is typically used to treat bronchospasm (due
to any cause, allergen asthma or exercise-induced), as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.