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MedKoo CAT#: 596153

CAS#: 64726-91-6

Description: Japonilure is an insecticide and pheromone.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 64726-91-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596153
Name: Japonilure
CAS#: 64726-91-6
Chemical Formula: C14H24O2
Exact Mass: 224.1776
Molecular Weight: 224.34
Elemental Analysis: C, 74.95; H, 10.78; O, 14.26

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Synonym: Japonilure; Bag-A-Bug; EINECS 265-035-8; Caswell No. 275AA; EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 116501; Nuranone;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (R,Z)-5-(dec-1-en-1-yl)dihydrofuran-2(3H)-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-13-11-12-14(15)16-13/h9-10,13H,2-8,11-12H2,1H3/b10-9-/t13-/m0/s1


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 224.34 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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