Calcium Clofibrate

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MedKoo CAT#: 413121

CAS#: 39087-48-4

Description: Calcium Clofibrate is a calcium salt formulation of clofibrate, an aryloxyisobutyric acid derivate with antihyperlipidemic activity.

Chemical Structure

Calcium Clofibrate
CAS# 39087-48-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 413121
Name: Calcium Clofibrate
CAS#: 39087-48-4
Chemical Formula: C20H20CaCl2O6
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 467.35
Elemental Analysis: C, 51.40; H, 4.31; Ca, 8.58; Cl, 15.17; O, 20.54

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Synonym: Calcium Clofibrate; EINECS 254-284-8; Calcii clofibras

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Calcium 2-(p-chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropionate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/2C10H11ClO3.Ca/c2*1-10(2,9(12)13)14-8-5-3-7(11)4-6-8;/h2*3-6H,1-2H3,(H,12,13);/q;;+2/p-2

SMILES Code: CC(C)(OC1=CC=C(Cl)C=C1)C([O-])=O.CC(C)(OC2=CC=C(Cl)C=C2)C([O-])=O.[Ca+2]

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: >2 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 467.35 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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