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MedKoo CAT#: 461405

CAS#: 19666-30-9

Description: Oxadiazon is a protoporphyrinogen oxidase-inhibiting herbicide that induces porphyria and liver tumors in rodents.

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CAS# 19666-30-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461405
Name: Oxadiazon
CAS#: 19666-30-9
Chemical Formula: C15H18Cl2N2O3
Exact Mass: 344.0694
Molecular Weight: 345.22
Elemental Analysis: C, 52.19; H, 5.26; Cl, 20.54; N, 8.11; O, 13.90

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Synonym: Oxadiazon; G 315; G-315; G315;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-(tert-butyl)-3-(2,4-dichloro-5-isopropoxyphenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H18Cl2N2O3/c1-8(2)21-12-7-11(9(16)6-10(12)17)19-14(20)22-13(18-19)15(3,4)5/h6-8H,1-5H3

SMILES Code: O=C1OC(C(C)(C)C)=NN1C2=CC(OC(C)C)=C(Cl)C=C2Cl

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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