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MedKoo CAT#: 461287

CAS#: 42874-01-1

Description: Nitrofluorfen is a diphenyl ether herbicide.

Price and Availability

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Pricing updated 2020-11-25. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Nitrofluorfen is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461287
Name: Nitrofluorfen
CAS#: 42874-01-1
Chemical Formula: C13H7ClF3NO3
Exact Mass: 317.0067
Molecular Weight: 317.64
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.16; H, 2.22; Cl, 11.16; F, 17.94; N, 4.41; O, 15.11

Synonym: Nitrofluorfen; RH-2512; RH 2512; RH2512;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-chloro-1-(4-nitrophenoxy)-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C13H7ClF3NO3/c14-11-7-8(13(15,16)17)1-6-12(11)21-10-4-2-9(3-5-10)18(19)20/h1-7H

SMILES Code: FC(C1=CC=C(OC2=CC=C([N+]([O-])=O)C=C2)C(Cl)=C1)(F)F

Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

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1: Scrano L, Bufo SA, D'Auria M, Meallier P, Behechti A, Shramm KW. Photochemistry and photoinduced toxicity of acifluorfen, a diphenyl-ether herbicide. J Environ Qual. 2002 Jan-Feb;31(1):268-74. PubMed PMID: 11837431.

2: Ridley SM. Interaction of chloroplasts with inhibitors: effects of two diphenylether herbicides, fomesafen and nitrofluorfen, on electron transport, and some comparisons with dibromothymoquinone, diuron, and paraquat. Plant Physiol. 1983 Jun;72(2):461-8. PubMed PMID: 16663025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1066256.

3: Bugg MW, Whitmarsh J, Rieck CE, Cohen WS. Inhibition of photosynthetic electron transport by diphenyl ether herbicides. Plant Physiol. 1980 Jan;65(1):47-50. PubMed PMID: 16661140; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC440263.