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MedKoo CAT#: 584157

CAS#: 98730-04-2

Description: Benoxacor is an inert agricultural chemical that acts as an herbicide safener to protect crops from herbicide toxicity.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
50mg USD 235 2 weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-08-15. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Benoxacor 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.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 584157
Name: Benoxacor
CAS#: 98730-04-2
Chemical Formula: C11H11Cl2NO2
Exact Mass: 259.0167
Molecular Weight: 260.11
Elemental Analysis: C, 50.79; H, 4.26; Cl, 27.26; N, 5.38; O, 12.30

Synonym: Benoxacor; BRN 4190275; BRN-4190275; BRN4190275

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2,2-Dichloro-1-(3-methyl-2,3-dihydro-4H-1,4-benzoxazin-4-yl)ethanone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H11Cl2NO2/c1-7-6-16-9-5-3-2-4-8(9)14(7)11(15)10(12)13/h2-5,7,10H,6H2,1H3


Technical Data

Solid 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

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:


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