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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Fluoroorotic acid monohydrate, 98%

$134.76 - $428.30

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluoroorotic acid monohydrate
CAS 220141-70-8
Molecular Formula C5H3FN2O4·H2O
Formula Weight 192.11g/mol (174.09g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150658
Beilstein 181933
Merck Index 14,4176
Synonym 5-Fluorouracil-6-carboxylic acid monohydrate
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈255°C (dec.)
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluoroorotic acid monohydrate
CAS 220141-70-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H3FN2O4·H2O
Formula Weight 192.11g/mol (174.09g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150658
Beilstein 181933
Merck Index 14,4176
Synonym 5-Fluorouracil-6-carboxylic acid monohydrate
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
RTECS Number UV7800000

Applications
5-Fluoroorotic Acid, Monohydrate (5-FOA) has become a valuable tool for research in the field of molecular genetics and has been employed in the selection of resistant strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that possess a mutant URA3 gene which renders them orotidine-5í-phosphate decarboxylation.

Solubility
Soluble in water, dimethyl sulfoxide, 50mg in 1ml (1:1 ammonium hydroxide: water) with gentle heating.

Notes
Store in freezer (-20°C). Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

−30° to −10°C