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CAS#: 339-43-5

Description: Carbutamide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent with similar actions and uses to chlorpropamide.

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CAS# 339-43-5

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MedKoo Cat#: 584292
Name: Carbutamide
CAS#: 339-43-5
Chemical Formula: C11H17N3O3S
Exact Mass: 271.0991
Molecular Weight: 271.335
Elemental Analysis: C, 48.69; H, 6.32; N, 15.49; O, 17.69; S, 11.82

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50.0mg USD 250.0 2 Weeks
100.0mg USD 450.0 2 Weeks
250.0mg USD 850.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Carbutamide, BZ-55, BZ55, BZ 55, NSC 242409, NSC242409; NSC-242409, NSC 246862, NSC246862, NSC-246862, U-6987, U6987, U 6987

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-((butylamino)carbonyl)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H17N3O3S/c1-2-3-8-13-11(15)14-18(16,17)10-6-4-9(12)5-7-10/h4-7H,2-3,8,12H2,1H3,(H2,13,14,15)


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 271.335 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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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
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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