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MedKoo CAT#: 591599

CAS#: 98-54-4

Description: p- tert- Butylphenol is a chemical compound from the group of phenols .

Chemical Structure

CAS# 98-54-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591599
Name: p-tert-Butylphenol
CAS#: 98-54-4
Chemical Formula: C10H14O
Exact Mass: 150.1045
Molecular Weight: 150.22
Elemental Analysis: C, 79.96; H, 9.39; O, 10.65

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Synonym: p-tert-Butylphenol; NSC 3697; NSC-3697; NSC3697

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4-tert-Butylphenol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H14O/c1-10(2,3)8-4-6-9(11)7-5-8/h4-7,11H,1-3H3


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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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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