Clazuril

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Clazuril Chemical formula
Synonyms: Clazurilo; Clazurilum; Klatsuriili; Klazuril; R-62690. (±)-[2-Chloro4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxoas-triazin-2(3H)-yl)phenyl]-(p-chlorophenyl)acetonitrile.
Cyrillic synonym: Клазурил.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C17H10Cl2N4O2 = 373.2.
CAS — 101831-36-1.
ATC Vet — QP51AJ02.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur. for veterinary use only.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Clazuril for Veterinary Use; Clazuril BP(Vet) 2008). A white or light yellow powder. Practically insoluble in water; slightly soluble in alcohol and in dichloromethane; freely soluble in dimethylformamide. Protect from light.

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Clazuril is an antiprotozoal used in veterinary practice for the control of coccidiosis in pigeons.
Published October 23, 2018.