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MedKoo CAT#: 461201

CAS#: 79277-27-3

Description: Thifensulfuron-methyl is a sulfonylurea (SU) herbicide.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 79277-27-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461201
Name: Thifensulfuron-methyl
CAS#: 79277-27-3
Chemical Formula: C12H13N5O6S2
Exact Mass: 387.03
Molecular Weight: 387.380
Elemental Analysis: C, 37.21; H, 3.38; N, 18.08; O, 24.78; S, 16.55

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Synonym: Thifensulfuron-methyl; Harmony GT; Pinnacle; Refine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: methyl 3-(N-((4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)carbamoyl)sulfamoyl)thiophene-2-carboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H13N5O6S2/c1-6-13-10(16-12(14-6)23-3)15-11(19)17-25(20,21)7-4-5-24-8(7)9(18)22-2/h4-5H,1-3H3,(H2,13,14,15,16,17,19)

SMILES Code: Cc1nc(OC)nc(NC(NS(=O)(c2c(C(OC)=O)scc2)=O)=O)n1

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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

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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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