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MedKoo CAT#: 591704

CAS#: 102-01-2

Description: Acetoacetanilide is an organic compound with the formula CH₃CCH₂CNHC₆H₅. It is the acetoacetamide derivative of aniline. It is a white solid that is poorly soluble in water.

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CAS# 102-01-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591704
Name: Acetoacetanilide
CAS#: 102-01-2
Chemical Formula: C10H11NO2
Exact Mass: 177.079
Molecular Weight: 177.2
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.78; H, 6.26; N, 7.90; O, 18.06

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Synonym: Acetoacetanilide; NSC 2656; NSC-2656; NSC2656

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Butanamide, 3-oxo-N-phenyl-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H11NO2/c1-8(12)7-10(13)11-9-5-3-2-4-6-9/h2-6H,7H2,1H3,(H,11,13)


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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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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