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MedKoo CAT#: 558538

CAS#: 372137-35-4

Description: Saflufenacil is a uracil-based herbicide used to control annual broadleaf weeds in soybeans and corn.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 372137-35-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558538
Name: Saflufenacil
CAS#: 372137-35-4
Chemical Formula: C17H17ClF4N4O5S
Exact Mass: 500.05
Molecular Weight: 500.850
Elemental Analysis: C, 40.77; H, 3.42; Cl, 7.08; F, 15.17; N, 11.19; O, 15.97; S, 6.40

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Synonym: Saflufenacil; Kixor; Kixor Herbicide;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-chloro-5-(3,6-dihydro-3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-1(2H)-pyrimidinyl)-4-fluoro-N-((methyl(1-methylethyl)amino)sulfonyl)benzamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H17ClF4N4O5S/c1-8(2)25(4)32(30,31)23-15(28)9-5-12(11(19)6-10(9)18)26-14(27)7-13(17(20,21)22)24(3)16(26)29/h5-8H,1-4H3,(H,23,28)

SMILES Code: O=C(NS(=O)(N(C)C(C)C)=O)C1=CC(N(C(N(C)C(C(F)(F)F)=C2)=O)C2=O)=C(F)C=C1Cl

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 500.85 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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