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56-04-2 - 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil, 98% - 4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine - A17982 - Alfa Aesar

A17982 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil, 98%

CAS Number
56-04-2
Synonyms
4-Hydroxy-2-mercapto-6-methylpyrimidine

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 13.68
250g 59.68
1kg 133.20
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6-Methyl-2-thiouracil, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006040
EINECS
200-252-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H6N2OS
Formula Weight
142.18
Melting point
ca 329° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol. Slightly soluble in methanol, acetone, diethyl ether, water, ammonia and alkali hydroxides. Insoluble in benzene and chloroform.

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.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed.

Literature References

Szterner, P.; Galvão, T. L. P.; Amaral, L. M. P. F.; da Silva, M. D. M. C. R.; da Silva, M. A. V. R. Thermochemistry of 6-propyl-2-thiouracil: An experimental and computational study. Thermochim. Acta 2014, 588, 68-74.

Heakal, F. E. T.; Fouda, A. S.; Zahran, S. S. Environmentally Safe Protection of Carbon Steel Corrosion in Sulfuric Acid by Thiouracil Compounds. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci. 2015, 10, 1595-1615.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H351

Toxic if swallowed. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P281-P264-P270-P301+P310-P308+P313-P321-P330-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Specific treatment (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6128
Beilstein
115648
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YR0875000

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