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MedKoo CAT#: 571288

CAS#: 133-06-2

Description: Captan is a non-systemic fungicide used to control diseases of many fruit, ornamental, and vegetable crops.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 133-06-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 571288
Name: Captan
CAS#: 133-06-2
Chemical Formula: C9H8Cl3NO2S
Exact Mass: 298.9341
Molecular Weight: 300.58
Elemental Analysis: C, 35.96; H, 2.68; Cl, 35.38; N, 4.66; O, 10.65; S, 10.67

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Synonym: Aacaptan; Agrosol S; AI3-26538; Amercide; Bangton; Buvisild K; Captab; Captadin; Captaf; Captan; Hexacap; Captax; Glyodex 3722; Vanicide

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3a,4,7,7a-Tetrahydro-2-((trichloromethyl)thio)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H8Cl3NO2S/c10-9(11,12)16-13-7(14)5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8(13)15/h1-2,5-6H,3-4H2

SMILES Code: O=C1N(SC(Cl)(Cl)Cl)C(C2CC=CCC12)=O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 300.58 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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