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MedKoo CAT#: 341101

CAS#: 1563-66-2

Description: Carbofuran is one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 1563-66-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 341101
Name: Carbofuran
CAS#: 1563-66-2
Chemical Formula: C12H15NO3
Exact Mass: 221.1052
Molecular Weight: 221.256
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.14; H, 6.83; N, 6.33; O, 21.69

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Synonym: Carbofuran; D 1221; D-1221; D1221; Furadan.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 7-Benzofuranol, 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-, 7-(N-methylcarbamate)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H15NO3/c1-12(2)7-8-5-4-6-9(10(8)16-12)15-11(14)13-3/h4-6H,7H2,1-3H3,(H,13,14)

SMILES Code: c12c(CC(O2)(C)C)cccc1OC(NC)=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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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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