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CAS#: 148-24-3

Description: Oxyquinoline is an antiseptic with mild fungistatic, bacteriostatic, anthelmintic, and amebicidal action. It is also used as a reagent and metal chelator, as a carrier for radio-indium for diagnostic purposes, and its halogenated derivatives are used in addition as topical anti-infective agents and oral antiamebics.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 148-24-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591652
Name: Oxyquinoline
CAS#: 148-24-3
Chemical Formula: C9H7O
Exact Mass: 145.0528
Molecular Weight: 145.16
Elemental Analysis: C, 74.47; H, 4.86; N, 9.65; O, 11.02

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Synonym: Oxyquinoline; NSC 2039; NSC-2039; NSC2039

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 8-Hydroxyquinoline


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H7NO/c11-8-5-1-3-7-4-2-6-10-9(7)8/h1-6,11H


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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