Creatinine

(rINN)

Chemical information

Creatinina. 2-Amino-1-methyl-4-imidazolidinone.
Chemical formula: C4H7N3O = 113.1.
CAS — 60-27-5.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Ger. Also in USNF.

USNF 26

(Creatinine). White, odourless, crystals or crystalline powder. Soluble in water; slightly soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in acetone, in chloroform, and in ether.

Profile

Creatinine is used as a bulking agent for freeze-drying. Plasma concentrations or clearance of endogenous creatinine are used as an index of renal function.
Published May 08, 2019.