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CAS#: 316-81-4

Description: Thioproperazine is an antipsychotic drug.

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CAS# 316-81-4

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MedKoo Cat#: 318863
Name: Thioproperazine
CAS#: 316-81-4
Chemical Formula: C22H30N4O2S2
Exact Mass: 446.18102
Molecular Weight: 446.628
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.16; H, 6.77; N, 12.54; O, 7.16; S, 14.36

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Synonym: Thioproperazine; Cephalmin; Majeptyl; Mazeptyl; Megeptil; Sulfenazin; Vontil; Tioproferazina.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N,N-dimethyl-10-[3-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)propyl]phenothiazine-2-sulfonamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H30N4O2S2/c1-23(2)30(27,28)18-9-10-22-20(17-18)26(19-7-4-5-8-21(19)29-22)12-6-11-25-15-13-24(3)14-16-25/h4-5,7-10,17H,6,11-16H2,1-3H3


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, 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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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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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