Cantharidin

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000056-25-7

Chemical Formula

C10-H12-O4

Molecular Weight

196

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Hyperemic agent

Treatment of warts

Vesicant

Chemical Names

exo-1,2-cis-dimethyl-3,6-epoxyhexahydrophthalic anhydride

(3aα,4β,7β,7aα)-Hexahydro-3a,7a-dimethyl-4,7-epoxyisobenzofuran-1,3-dione

1,2-Dimethyl-3,6-oxidoperhydrophthalic acid anhydride

2,3-Dimethyl-7-oxabicyclo-[2.2.1]heptane-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride

2,6-Dimethyl-4,10-dioxatricyclo-[5.2.1.02,6]decane-3,5-dione (IUPAC)

Hexahydro-3aα,7aα-dimethyl-4β,7β-epoxyisobenzofuran-1,3-dione

Foreign Names

  • Cantharidin (German)
  • Cantaridina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • BRN 0085302 (IS)
  • CAN (IS)
  • Cantharides camphor (IS)
  • CCRIS 635 (IS)
  • NSC 61805 (IS)

Brand Names

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