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MedKoo CAT#: 558166

CAS#: 741-58-2

Description: Bensulide is one of the few herbicides from the organophosphate group used for control of weeds that threaten numerous crops.

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Pricing updated 2020-08-11. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Bensulide is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558166
Name: Bensulide
CAS#: 741-58-2
Chemical Formula: C16H16O2
Exact Mass: 240.12
Molecular Weight: 240.3
Elemental Analysis: C, 79.97; H, 6.71; O, 13.32

Synonym: Betamec; Betasan; Betasan E; Betasan G;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: O,O-Diisopropyl phosphorothioate S-ester with N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonam


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H16O2/c1-11-5-4-6-13(9-11)16(17)14-7-8-15(18-3)12(2)10-14/h4-10H,1-3H3

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=CC=CC(C)=C1)C2=CC=C(OC)C(C)=C2

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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