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A18594 Orotic acid hydrate, 98%

CAS Number
50887-69-9
Synonyms
1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-2,6-dioxopyrimidine-4-carboxylic acid hydrate
Uracil-4-carboxylic acid hydrate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18594-18 50g 28.70
A18594-30 250g 89.70
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Orotic acid hydrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006027
EINECS
200-619-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H4N2O4•xH2O
Formula Weight
156.10(anhy)
Melting point
>300°
Solubility
Soluble in water (1.7 mg/ml), and ammonium hydroxide. Insoluble in chloroform.

Applications

Orotic acid hydrate is used in cosmetic and food industry. It is also used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Andrew C. Peacock.; C. Wesley Dingman. Resolution of Multiple Ribonucleic Acid Species by Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis. Biochemistry. 1967, 6 (6), 1818-1827.

C. Wesley. Dingman.; Andrew C. Peacock. Analytical studies on nuclear ribonucleic acid using polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Chem. Commun. 1968, 7 (2), 659-668.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,6876
Beilstein
383901
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
Yes

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