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Ethyl Alpha-Bromoisovalerate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hypnotic and sedative agent

Chemical Names

α-Bromoisovaleric acid etyl ester

(RS)-2-Brom-3-metylbuttersäureetylester (IUPAC)

Etyl 2-bromo-3-metylbutyrate (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Ethylium bromisovalerianicum (Latin)
  • Ethylbromisovalerat (German)

Generic Names

  • 2-Bromisovaleric acid ethyl ester (IS)
  • Ethyl 2-Bromo-3-methylbutanoate (IS)
  • Ethyl 2-Bromoisovalerate (IS)
  • NSC 8866 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Acufenil NF [+ Nicotinic Acid, + Chlordiazepoxide]
    Brandt, Uruguay
  • Corsiz [+ Phenobarbital]
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Korvalol [+ Phenobarbital]
    Farmak, Lithuania
  • Korvalolis [+ Phenobarbital]
    Bakteriniai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Valocordin [+ Phenobarbital]
    Krewel Meuselbach, Georgia; Krewel Meuselbach, Lithuania


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

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