Tamoxifen citrate

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MedKoo CAT#: 100800

CAS#: 54965-24-1

Description: Tamoxifen, also known as ICI 46474, is an antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, 4-hydroxytamoxifen. In other tissues such as the endometrium, it behaves as an agonist, and thus may be characterized as a selective estrogen-receptor modulator. Tamoxifen is the usual endocrine (anti-estrogen) therapy for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer in pre-menopausal women, and is also a standard in post-menopausal women although aromatase inhibitors are also frequently used in that setting.

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Tamoxifen citrate, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received. Delivery time: overnight (USA/Canada); 3-5 days (worldwide).

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 100800
Name: Tamoxifen citrate
CAS#: 54965-24-1
Chemical Formula: C32H37NO8
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 563.65
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.19; H, 6.62; N, 2.49; O, 22.71

Related CAS #: 54965-24-1 (citrate)   10540-29-1 (free base)  

Synonym: ICI 46474, ICI-46474, ICI46474, NSC 180973, tamoxifen, tamoxifeni citras, Nolvadex, Novaldex

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (Z)-2-(4-(1,2-diphenylbut-1-en-1-yl)phenoxy)-N,N-dimethylethanamine 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C26H29NO.C6H8O7/c1-4-25(21-11-7-5-8-12-21)26(22-13-9-6-10-14-22)23-15-17-24(18-16-23)28-20-19-27(2)3;7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10/h5-18H,4,19-20H2,1-3H3;13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12)/b26-25-;


Technical Data

White to off-white crystalline powder

>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).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

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).

Harmonized System Code:


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