Ibuprofen ethyl ester

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MedKoo CAT#: 574742

CAS#: 41283-72-1

Description: Ibuprofen ethyl ester is a derivative of Ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is known to inhibit PGH synthase-1 and PGH synthase-2.

Chemical Structure

Ibuprofen ethyl ester
CAS# 41283-72-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 574742
Name: Ibuprofen ethyl ester
CAS#: 41283-72-1
Chemical Formula: C15H22O2
Exact Mass: 234.162
Molecular Weight: 234.34
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.88; H, 9.46; O, 13.65

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Synonym: Ibuprofen ethyl ester

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(4-Isobutylphenyl)propionic acid ethyl ester


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H22O2/c1-5-17-15(16)12(4)14-8-6-13(7-9-14)10-11(2)3/h6-9,11-12H,5,10H2,1-4H3


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 234.34 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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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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1. Wei T, Yang K, Bai B, Zang J, Yu X, Mao D. Enzymatic Hydrolytic Resolution of Racemic Ibuprofen Ethyl Ester Using an Ionic Liquid as Cosolvent. Molecules. 2016;21(7):905. Published 2016 Jul 13. doi:10.3390/molecules21070905