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Nitrofurazone



Nitrofurazone
IUPAC name [(5-nitro-2-furyl)methyleneamino]urea
Identifiers
CAS number 59-87-0
PubChem 1839
SMILES C1=C(OC(=C1)[N+](=O)[O-])C=NNC(=O)N
Properties
Molecular formula C6H6N4O4
Molar mass 198.136
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Nitrofurazone, 2-((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)hydrazinecarboxamide, chemical formula C6H6N4O4, is a pale yellow crystalline compound. This bactericidal compound is used as an antibiotic most commonly in the form of ointments. Its use in medicine has become less frequent as safer and more effective products have become available.

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