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5-Fluorouracil

analytical standard

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Synonym(s):
2,4-Dihydroxy-5-fluoropyrimidine, 5-FU, 5-Fluoro-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H3FN2O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
130.08
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
127172
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (HPLC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.5% water

mp

282-286 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
forensics and toxicology
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

FC1=CNC(=O)NC1=O

InChI

1S/C4H3FN2O2/c5-2-1-6-4(9)7-3(2)8/h1H,(H2,6,7,8,9)

InChI key

GHASVSINZRGABV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... TYMS(7298)

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BP995

Fluorouracil

assay

≥99.0% (HPLC)

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shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
forensics and toxicology
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical

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neat

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neat

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neat

General description

5-Fluorouracil is an anti-tumor agent, widely used in the treatment of various malignancies.

Application

5-Fluorouracil may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in hospital effluents by capillary electrophoresis, and in biological samples and environmental samples by chromatography based techniques.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Carc. 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

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WGK 3


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