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A17982 6-Methyl-2-thiouracil, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17982-18 50g 17.80
A17982-30 250g 75.10
A17982-A1 1kg 145.00
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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.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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: H302-H351

Harmful if swallowed. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P264b-P270-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-P330-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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