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MedKoo CAT#: 591742

CAS#: 91-58-7

Description: 2-Chloronaphthalene is an organochlorine chemical compound, a chlorinated derivative of naphthalene. Its chemical formula is C ₁₀H ₇Cl. The compound is an isomer for 1-chloronaphthalene.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 91-58-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591742
Name: 2-Chloronaphthalene
CAS#: 91-58-7
Chemical Formula: C10H7Cl
Exact Mass: 162.02
Molecular Weight: 162.620
Elemental Analysis: C, 73.86; H, 4.34; Cl, 21.80

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Synonym: 2-Chloronaphthalene

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Chloronaphthalene


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H7Cl/c11-10-6-5-8-3-1-2-4-9(8)7-10/h1-7H


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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 162.62 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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