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MedKoo CAT#: 111501

CAS#: 142-59-6

Description: Nabam is the dithiocarbamate salt of ethylenebisdithiocarbamic acid. It is used as a fungicide, algicide, and bactericide on crops, and is also considered to be a carcinogen.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 142-59-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 111501
Name: Nabam
CAS#: 142-59-6
Chemical Formula: C4H6N2Na2S4
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 256.33
Elemental Analysis: C, 18.74; H, 2.36; N, 10.93; Na, 17.94; S, 50.03

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Related CAS #: 142-59-6 (salt); 111-54-6 (free acid)  

Synonym: AI3-04473; AI304473; AI3 04473; Chem BAM; Dithane A-40; Dithane D-14; DSE; ENT 9106; HSDB 1170; HSDB1170; HSDB-1170; NSC 147803; NSC147803; NSC-147803; NSC 49511; NSC49511; NSC-49511; NSC 49511; Parzate; X-Spor;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: sodium ethane-1,2-diyldicarbamodithioate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C4H8N2S4.2Na/c7-3(8)5-1-2-6-4(9)10;;/h1-2H2,(H2,5,7,8)(H2,6,9,10);;/q;2*+1/p-2

SMILES Code: S=C([S-])NCCNC([S-])=S.[Na+].[Na+]

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: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

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 256.33 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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