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MedKoo CAT#: 461167

CAS#: 114311-32-9

Description: Imazamox is a herbicide used in many legominous and cereal crops. It is an ionisable herbicide, weakly retained and with high soil vertical mobility.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 114311-32-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461167
Name: Imazamox
CAS#: 114311-32-9
Chemical Formula: C15H19N3O4
Exact Mass: 305.1376
Molecular Weight: 305.33
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.01; H, 6.27; N, 13.76; O, 20.96

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Synonym: Imazamox; AC 299263; AC-299263; AC299263; CL 299263; CL-299263; CL299263; Pulsar;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(5-isopropyl-5-methyl-4-oxo-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)-5-(methoxymethyl)nicotinic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H19N3O4/c1-8(2)15(3)14(21)17-12(18-15)11-10(13(19)20)5-9(6-16-11)7-22-4/h5-6,8H,7H2,1-4H3,(H,19,20)(H,17,18,21)

SMILES Code: O=C(O)c1c(C2=NC(C(C)(C(C)C)N2)=O)ncc(COC)c1

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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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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100.0mg / USD 290.0