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MedKoo CAT#: 591614

CAS#: 100-06-1

Description: Acetanisole is an aromatic chemical compound with an aroma described as sweet, fruity, nutty, and similar to vanilla.

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CAS# 100-06-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591614
Name: 4-Acetylanisole
CAS#: 100-06-1
Chemical Formula: C9H10O2
Exact Mass: 150.0681
Molecular Weight: 150.18
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.98; H, 6.71; O, 21.31

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Synonym: 4-Acetylanisole; HSDB 8319; HSDB-8319; HSDB8319

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4'-Methoxyacetophenone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H10O2/c1-7(10)8-3-5-9(11-2)6-4-8/h3-6H,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 150.18 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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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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