Adenine, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A14906-14

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 73-24-5
    Molecular Formula C5H5N5
    Formula Weight 135.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00041790
    UN Number UN2811
    Beilstein 5777
    Merck Index 14,152
    Chemical Name or Material Adenine

    Specifications

    Quantity 25g
    CAS 73-24-5
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C5H5N5
    Formula Weight 135.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00041790
    UN Number UN2811
    Beilstein 5777
    Merck Index 14,152
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H301
    Toxic if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
    Wash thoroughly after handling.
    Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
    IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
    Specific treatment (see
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number AU6125000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Adenine
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    Adenine is used as an active component of boron-deficient media to grow yeast in order to assess whether yeast growth is stimulated by boron. It is useful as a local antiseptic and vitamin B4. Further, it is used in the microbial determination of niacin. It is also employed as a food supplement for adult rats to investigate the effects of dietary adenine overload. In addition to this, it is used in the production of nucleotides of the nucleic acids.

    Solubility
    Soluble in hot water, methanol and ethanol. Slightly soluble in cold water. Insoluble in diethyl ether.

    Notes
    Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H301
    Toxic if swallowed.

    GHS P Statement
    P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
    Wash thoroughly after handling.
    Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
    IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
    Specific treatment (see

    Danger

    SDS & Safety Documents

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  • Safety and Handling

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