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MedKoo CAT#: 599242

CAS#: 120812-76-2

Description: Gemini is a herbicide.

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Pricing updated 2020-07-14. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Gemini 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#: 599242
Name: Gemini
CAS#: 120812-76-2
Chemical Formula: C24H25Cl3N6O8S
Exact Mass: 662.052
Molecular Weight: 663.9
Elemental Analysis: C, 43.42; H, 3.80; Cl, 16.02; N, 12.66; O, 19.28; S, 4.83

Synonym: Gemini; Lorox plus;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: ethyl 2-(N-((4-chloro-6-methoxypyrimidin-2-yl)carbamoyl)sulfamoyl)benzoate compound with 3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methylurea (1:1)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H15ClN4O6S.C9H10Cl2N2O2/c1-3-26-13(21)9-6-4-5-7-10(9)27(23,24)20-15(22)19-14-17-11(16)8-12(18-14)25-2;1-13(15-2)9(14)12-6-3-4-7(10)8(11)5-6/h4-8H,3H2,1-2H3,(H2,17,18,19,20,22);3-5H,1-2H3,(H,12,14)

SMILES Code: CN(C(Nc1ccc(Cl)c(Cl)c1)=O)OC.O=S(c2ccccc2C(OCC)=O)(NC(Nc3nc(OC)cc(Cl)n3)=O)=O

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:
>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).

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