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CAS#: 83-42-1

Description: 2-Chloro-6-nitrotoluene is a biochemical.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 83-42-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591643
Name: 2-Chloro-6-nitrotoluene
CAS#: 83-42-1
Chemical Formula: C7H6cLNO2
Exact Mass: 171.0087
Molecular Weight: 171.58
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.00; H, 3.52; Cl, 20.66; N, 8.16; O, 18.65

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Synonym: 2-Chloro-6-nitrotoluene; AI3-00485; AI3 00485; AI300485

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Benzene, 1-chloro-2-methyl-3-nitro-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H6ClNO2/c1-5-6(8)3-2-4-7(5)9(10)11/h2-4H,1H3

SMILES Code: O=[N+](C1=C(C)C(Cl)=CC=C1)[O-]

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 171.58 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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