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

$20.76 - $202.15

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil
CAS 56-04-2
Molecular Formula C5H6N2OS
Formula Weight 142.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006040
Beilstein 115648
Merck Index 14,6128
Synonym 4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine
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AAA1798218

 
alfa aesar™
A17982-18
50g Each for $20.76

AAA1798230

 
alfa aesar™
A17982-30
250g Each for $90.57

AAA17982A1

 
alfa aesar™
A17982-A1
1kg Each for $202.15
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈329°C (dec.)
Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil
CAS 56-04-2
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H6N2OS
Formula Weight 142.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00006040
Beilstein 115648
Merck Index 14,6128
Synonym 4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H351
Toxic if swallowed.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Health Hazard 3 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.
RTECS Number YR0875000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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