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MedKoo CAT#: 525262

CAS#: 119515-38-7

Description: Icaridin, also known as picaridin andKBR 3023, is an insect repellent. It has broad efficacy against various insects and is almost colorless and odorless.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 119515-38-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 525262
Name: Icaridin
CAS#: 119515-38-7
Chemical Formula: C12H23NO3
Exact Mass: 229.16779
Molecular Weight: 229.32
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.85; H, 10.11; N, 6.11; O, 20.93

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1.0g USD 175.0 2 Weeks
5.0g USD 340.0 2 Weeks
10.0g USD 620.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Icaridin; EC 423-210-8; HSDB 7374; Icaridin; Icaridina; Icaridina [INN-Spanish]; Pikaridin; Propidine; KBR 3023; KBR-3023; KBR3023.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-(1-Methylpropoxycarbonyl)-2-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperidine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H23NO3/c1-3-10(2)16-12(15)13-8-5-4-6-11(13)7-9-14/h10-11,14H,3-9H2,1-2H3


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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 229.32 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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1: Boevé JL, Eertmans F, Adriaens E, Rossel B. Field Method for Testing Repellency of an Icaridin-Containing Skin Lotion against Vespid Wasps. Insects. 2016 Jun 3;7(2). pii: E22. doi: 10.3390/insects7020022. PubMed PMID: 27271672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4931434.

2: Abdel-Ghaffar F, Al-Quraishy S, Mehlhorn H. Length of tick repellency depends on formulation of the repellent compound (icaridin = Saltidin®): tests on Ixodes persulcatus and Ixodes ricinus placed on hands and clothes. Parasitol Res. 2015 Aug;114(8):3041-5. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4506-z. Epub 2015 May 9. PubMed PMID: 25952705.

3: Büchel K, Bendin J, Gharbi A, Rahlenbeck S, Dautel H. Repellent efficacy of DEET, Icaridin, and EBAAP against Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes scapularis nymphs (Acari, Ixodidae). Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2015 Jun;6(4):494-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.03.019. Epub 2015 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 25936273.