Cartap (free base)

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MedKoo CAT#: 412403

CAS#: 15263-53-3 (free base)

Description: Cartap (free base) is essentially a contact and stomach poison. It is used for the control of chewing and sucking pests and results in insect paralysis.

Chemical Structure

Cartap (free base)
CAS# 15263-53-3 (free base)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412403
Name: Cartap (free base)
CAS#: 15263-53-3 (free base)
Chemical Formula: C7H15N3O2S2
Exact Mass: 237.0606
Molecular Weight: 237.34
Elemental Analysis: C, 35.43; H, 6.37; N, 17.71; O, 13.48; S, 27.02

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Related CAS #: 15263-52-2 (HCl)   15263-53-3 (free base)  

Synonym: Cartap (free base); T1258; T 1258; T-1258

IUPAC/Chemical Name: S,S'-(2-(dimethylamino)propane-1,3-diyl) dicarbamothioate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H15N3O2S2/c1-10(2)5(3-13-6(8)11)4-14-7(9)12/h5H,3-4H2,1-2H3,(H2,8,11)(H2,9,12)


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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 237.34 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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6: Dong L, Hou C, Fa H, Yang M, Wu H, Zhang L, Huo D. Highly Sensitive Fluorescent Sensor for Cartap Based on Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Between Gold Nanoparticles and Rhodamine B. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2018 Apr 1;18(4):2441-2449. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2018.14283. PMID: 29442913.

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8: Liao JW, Kang JJ, Jeng CR, Chang SK, Kuo MJ, Wang SC, Liu MR, Pang VF. Cartap-induced cytotoxicity in mouse C2C12 myoblast cell line and the roles of calcium ion and oxidative stress on the toxic effects. Toxicology. 2006 Feb 15;219(1-3):73-84. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2005.11.002. Epub 2005 Dec 2. PMID: 16325978.

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10: Zhou S, Dong Q, Li S, Guo J, Wang X, Zhu G. Developmental toxicity of cartap on zebrafish embryos. Aquat Toxicol. 2009 Dec 13;95(4):339-46. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2009.10.006. Epub 2009 Nov 1. PMID: 19923012.