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A17540 Murexide

CAS Number
3051-09-0
Synonyms
Ammonium purpurate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17540-09 10g 41.20
A17540-18 50g 134.00
A17540-30 250g 521.00
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Murexide

MDL
MFCD00012777
EINECS
221-266-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8N6O6
Formula Weight
284.19
Melting point
>300°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and 1M sodium hydroxide solution. Insoluble in alcohol.

Applications

Murexide is used as a complexometric indicator in analytical chemistry for complexometric titrations of calcium, copper nickel and cobalt. It is an inhibitor of dihydrofolate reductase. Further, it acts as an enhancer of sonochemical destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbon pollutants.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.                  

Literature References

Yi, X.; Bernot, K.; Le Corre, V.; Calvez, G.; Pointillart, F.; Cador, O.; Le Guennic, B.; Jung, J.; Maury, O.; Placide, V. Unraveling the Crystal Structure of Lanthanide-Murexide Complexes: Use of an Ancient Complexometry Indicator as a Near-Infrared-Emitting Single-Ion Magnet. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20 (6), 1569-1576.

Li, R.; He, Q.; Hu, Z.; Zhang, S.; Zhang, L.; Chang, X. Highly selective solid-phase extraction of trace Pd(II) by murexide functionalized halloysite nanotubes. Anal. Chim. Acta 2012, 713, 136-144.

Other References

Merck
14,6306
Beilstein
3582175
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.54
TSCA
Yes

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