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MedKoo CAT#: 462658

CAS#: 5915-41-3

Description: Terbuthylazine is a selective herbicide.

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CAS# 5915-41-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 462658
Name: Terbuthylazine
CAS#: 5915-41-3
Chemical Formula: C9H16ClN5
Exact Mass: 229.11
Molecular Weight: 229.712
Elemental Analysis: C, 47.06; H, 7.02; Cl, 15.43; N, 30.49

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Synonym: Gardoprim; Turbulethylazin; Terbutylethylazine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N2-(tert-butyl)-6-chloro-N4-ethyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H16ClN5/c1-5-11-7-12-6(10)13-8(14-7)15-9(2,3)4/h5H2,1-4H3,(H2,11,12,13,14,15)

SMILES Code: CCNc1nc(NC(C)(C)C)nc(Cl)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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 229.71 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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