Pharm-Rx Colchicine

Chemical Name: Colchicine

CAS Number: 64-86-8

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    Identification & Functionality

    Chemical Name
    Molecular formula
    C₂₂H₂₅NO₆
    Definition

    Colchicine is an alkaloid contained in various species of Colchicum and in other genera. It contains NLT 94.0% and NMT 102.0% (RB 1-Apr-2023) of colchicine (C₂₂H₂₅NO₆), calculated on the anhydrous, solvent-free basis. [CAUTION—Colchicine is extremely poisonous.]

    Chemical Structure

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    Applications & Uses

    Properties

    Typical Properties
    ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
    Molecular Weight399.44

    Regulatory & Compliance

    USP Reference Standards

    USP Colchicine RS

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Information

    Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers.