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Alfa Aesar™ 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil, 98%

$26.62 - $223.19

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 56-04-2
Molecular Formula C5H6N2OS
Formula Weight 142.18
MDL Number MFCD00006040
Beilstein 115648
Merck Index 14,6128
Synonym 4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine
Chemical Name or Material 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil
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AAA1798218 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1798218
50g Each for $26.62
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A1798230
250g Each for $112.51
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1kg Each for $223.19
Specifications

Description

Applications
6-Methyl-2-thiouracil is mainly used in surgical preparation of mild hyperthyroidism, thyroid storm, hyperthyroidism and postoperative treatment. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It is used as a drug, which is applied to decrease the formation of stored thyroid hormone and thyroglobulin in the thyroid gland.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol. Slightly soluble in methanol, acetone, diethyl ether, water, ammonia and alkali hydroxides. Insoluble in benzene and chloroform.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

56-04-2
142.18
115648
4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine
C5H6N2OS
MFCD00006040
14,6128
6-Methyl-2-thiouracil

Specifications

≈329°C (dec.)
56-04-2
142.18
115648
4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine
98%
50g
C5H6N2OS
MFCD00006040
14,6128
6-Methyl-2-thiouracil

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301-H351
Toxic if swallowed.
Suspected of causing cancer.

GHS P Statement
P281-P301+P310-P308+P313-P321-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

RTECSNumber : YR0875000

TSCA : TSCA