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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Fluorocytosine, 98+%

$47.26 - $105.58

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluorocytosine
CAS 2022-85-7
Molecular Formula C4H4FN3O
Formula Weight 129.09
MDL Number MFCD00006035
Beilstein 127285
Merck Index 14,4125
Synonym Flucytosine
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AAL1649603

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alfa aesar™
L1649603
1g Each for $105.58

AAL16496MD

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alfa aesar™
L16496MD
250mg Each for $47.26
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 129.09
Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluorocytosine
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H4FN3O
CAS 2022-85-7
Beilstein 127285
Merck Index 14,4125
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H341
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number HA6040000
MDL Number MFCD00006035
Synonym Flucytosine
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Melting Point ≈297°C
Quantity 1g

Applications
5-Fluorocytosine acts as an antidiabetic, antifungal and antimicrobial agent. It is useful for the treatment of serious infections arises due to susceptible strains of Candida or Cryptococcus neoformans and chromomycosis. Further, it is employed in studies on TMP biosynthesis.

Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrochloric acid.

Notes
Light Sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H341
Suspected of causing genetic defects.