Chemical Entity Data Page

Benzoylmethyleconine
Cocaine
Crack cocaine
C
17
H
21
N
1
O
4
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 303.35
Melting point = 98 °C
Boiling point = 187 °C 0.1 mmHg
Purity = 99.9
Solubility in water = 0.17 g/100mL
Solubility in organics = soluble


Local anesthetic. From Erythroxylon coca. Hydrochloride and other salts very soluble in water.The diagram shows cocaine “free base”. Cocaine is usually supplied, legally and illeagally, as the hydrochloride salt: cocaine.HCl. Crack cocaine is the hydrogen carbonate salt: cocaine.H2CO3. This material thermally decomposes to cocaine free base in a crack pipe.
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Cocaine
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Cocaine
3° Amine (generic)


Benzene, substituted (generic)


Benzoate ester (generic)


Biologically Active Substance (generic)


Ester (generic)


Methyl ester (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


Natural Product


Stimulant (generic)


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