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CSA Names: Heroin
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (c) Subsection (11) DEA code 9200
CSA History: Scheduled in Public Law 91-513, the original CSA of 1970
Names: (5α,6α)-17-Methyl-7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxymorphinan-3,6-diyl diacetate (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C21H23NO5
Nominal mass: 369
Average mass: 369.4110
Monoisotopic mass: 369.157623
CAS registry number: 561-27-3
ChemSpider: 4575379
PubChem: 5462328
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Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C21H23NO5/c1-11(23)25-16-6-4-13-10-15-14-5-7-17(26-12(2)24)20-21(14,8-9-22(15)3)18(13)19(16)27-20/h4-7,14-15,17,20H,8-10H2,1-3H3/t14-,15+,17-,20-,21-/m0/s1
SMILES: CC(=O)O[C@H]1C=C[C@@H]2[C@@]34[C@H]1Oc1c4c(C[C@H]2N(CC3)C)ccc1OC(=O)C
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Cayman Chemical 9001543
Cerilliant H-038
Cerilliant NMID752
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Lipomed M-29-FB§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
Lipomed M-29-HC§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
THC Pharm THC-1424
Toronto Research Chemicals H281180
U.S. Pharmacopeia 1183002
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