Paraquat dichloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 591416

CAS#: 1910-42-5

Description: Paraquat dichloride is a poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding of the nails, and delayed healing of cuts and wounds.

Price and Availability

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500mg USD 300 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-07-12. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Paraquat dichloride, 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#: 591416
Name: Paraquat dichloride
CAS#: 1910-42-5
Chemical Formula: C12H14Cl2N2
Exact Mass: 256.0534
Molecular Weight: 257.16
Elemental Analysis: C, 56.05; H, 5.49; Cl, 27.57; N, 10.89

Synonym: Paraquat dichloride; NSC 263500; NSC-263500; NSC263500

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4,4'-Bipyridinium, 1,1'-dimethyl-, dichloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H14N2.2ClH/c1-13-7-3-11(4-8-13)12-5-9-14(2)10-6-12;;/h3-10H,1-2H3;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2

SMILES Code: C[N+]1=CC=C(C2=CC=[N+](C)C=C2)C=C1.[Cl-].[Cl-]

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).

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