Benfluron Hydrochloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 564797

CAS#: 80427-58-3

Description: Benfluron Hydrochloride is an inhibitor of HIV-1 Rev function which also acts as a cytostatic agent with substantial antiretroviral activity.

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Pricing updated 2020-08-10. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Benfluron Hydrochloride 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#: 564797
Name: Benfluron Hydrochloride
CAS#: 80427-58-3
Chemical Formula: C21H20ClNO2
Exact Mass: 353.1183
Molecular Weight: 353.85
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.28; H, 5.70; Cl, 10.02; N, 3.96; O, 9.04

Synonym: VUFB-13468 hydrochloride; VUFB-13468 hydrochloride; VUFB-13468 HCl; Benfluron Hydrochloride; Benfluron HCl

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-[2-(Dimethylamino)ethoxy]benzo[c]fluoren-7-one hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H19NO2.ClH/c1-22(2)11-12-24-19-13-18-20(15-8-4-3-7-14(15)19)16-9-5-6-10-17(16)21(18)23;/h3-10,13H,11-12H2,1-2H3;1H

SMILES Code: O=C1C2=C(C3=C1C=CC=C3)C4=CC=CC=C4C(OCCN(C)C)=C2.[H]Cl

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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