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MedKoo CAT#: 581759

CAS#: 4353-06-4

Description: 2-n-Nonyl-1,3-dioxolane is a biochemical. It is used as an absorption and penetration enhanceron transdermal.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 4353-06-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581759
Name: 2-n-Nonyl-1,3-dioxolane
CAS#: 4353-06-4
Chemical Formula: C12H24O2
Exact Mass: 200.1776
Molecular Weight: 200.32
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.95; H, 12.08; O, 15.97

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Synonym: 2-n-Nonyl-1,3-dioxolane; 2-Nonyl-1,3-dioxolane; 2-Nonyldioxolane; AI3-22560; Decanal ethylene acetal.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1,3-Dioxolane, 2-nonyl-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-12-13-10-11-14-12/h12H,2-11H2,1H3


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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 200.32 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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