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MedKoo CAT#: 461447

CAS#: 141112-29-0

Description: Isoxaflutole is a preemergence herbicide that has been marketed as a substitute for atrazine.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 141112-29-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461447
Name: Isoxaflutole
CAS#: 141112-29-0
Chemical Formula: C15H12F3NO4S
Exact Mass: 359.0439
Molecular Weight: 359.31
Elemental Analysis: C, 50.14; H, 3.37; F, 15.86; N, 3.90; O, 17.81; S, 8.92

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Synonym: Isoxaflutole; Merlin; RP 201772; RP-201772; RP201772;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (5-cyclopropylisoxazol-4-yl)(2-(methylsulfonyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)methanone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H12F3NO4S/c1-24(21,22)12-6-9(15(16,17)18)4-5-10(12)13(20)11-7-19-23-14(11)8-2-3-8/h4-8H,2-3H2,1H3

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=C(C2CC2)ON=C1)C3=CC=C(C(F)(F)F)C=C3S(=O)(C)=O

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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1: Milan M, Ferrero A, Fogliatto S, Piano S, Vidotto F. Leaching of S-metolachlor, terbuthylazine, desethyl-terbuthylazine, mesotrione, flufenacet, isoxaflutole, and diketonitrile in field lysimeters as affected by the time elapsed between spraying and first leaching event. J Environ Sci Health B. 2015;50(12):851-61. doi: 10.1080/03601234.2015.1062650. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 26252079.

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3: Milan M, Ferrero A, Letey M, De Palo F, Vidotto F. Effect of buffer strips and soil texture on runoff losses of flufenacet and isoxaflutole from maize fields. J Environ Sci Health B. 2013;48(12):1021-33. doi: 10.1080/03601234.2013.824239. PubMed PMID: 24007479.

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19: Lin CH, Lerch RN, Garrett HE, Li YX, George MF. Improved HPLC-MS/MS method for determination of isoxaflutole (balance) and its metabolites in soils and forage plants. J Agric Food Chem. 2007 May 16;55(10):3805-15. Epub 2007 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 17432871.

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