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MedKoo CAT#: 581090

CAS#: 5234-68-4

Description: Carboxin is a systemic agricultural fungicide and seed treatment agent. Carboxin kill or inhibit the growth of fungi in agricultural applications, on wood, plastics, or other materials, in swimming pools, etc.

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CAS# 5234-68-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581090
Name: Carboxin
CAS#: 5234-68-4
Chemical Formula: C12H13NO2S
Exact Mass: 235.0667
Molecular Weight: 235.3
Elemental Analysis: C, 61.25; H, 5.57; N, 5.95; O, 13.60; S, 13.63

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5.0g USD 325.0 2 Weeks
25.0g USD 900.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Carboxin; CCRIS 5217; Cerevax; D 735; D-735;D735;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-methyl-N-phenyl-5,6-dihydro-1,4-oxathiine-3-carboxamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H13NO2S/c1-9-11(16-8-7-15-9)12(14)13-10-5-3-2-4-6-10/h2-6H,7-8H2,1H3,(H,13,14)

SMILES Code: O=C(Nc1ccccc1)C2=C(C)OCCS2

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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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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