Product Information

Product NameSalbutamol (IP/BP/EP)
IUPAC Name(1RS)-2-[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]-1-[4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl]ethanol

1,3-Benzenedimethanol, a’-[[(l, 1-dimethylethyl)amino] methyl]-4-hydroxy-


CAS No.18559-94-9
Molecular FormulaC13H21NO3
Molecular Weight239.3
AppearanceWhite or almost white, crystalline powder.
SolubilitySparingly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol (96%), Soluble in alcohol
Melting PointAbout 155°C, with decomposition
Patent StatusProduct patent – Out of patent
Therap. CatSalbutamol is typically used to treat bronchospasm (due
to any cause, allergen asthma or exercise-induced), as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.