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608-08-2 - 3-Indoxyl acetate, 97% - 3-Acetoxyindole - Indolyl acetate - L04932 - Alfa Aesar

L04932 3-Indoxyl acetate, 97%

CAS Number
608-08-2
Synonyms
3-Acetoxyindole
Indolyl acetate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 39.24
5g 121.50
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3-Indoxyl acetate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00014561
EINECS
210-154-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H9NO2
Formula Weight
175.19
Melting point
128-130°
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, water, chloroform, dichloromethane and methanol.

Applications

Useful for detection of esterases3-Indoxyl acetate acts as a colorimetric substrate used for differentiating esterases from various microbiological species. Further, it is used as a plant growth-stimulating hormone and reagent. In addition to this, it acts as a useful synthetic intermediate.

Notes

Light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Substrate for enzyme assay: Anal. Chem., 37, 120 (1965).

Darkoh, C.; Chappell, C.; Gonzales, C.; Okhuysen, P. A Rapid and Specific Method for the Detection of Indole in Complex Biological Samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2015, 81 (23), 8093-8097.

Gandy, M. N.; Byrne, L. T.; Stubbs, K. A. A simple and robust preparation of N-acetylindoxyls: precursors for indigogenic substrates. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13 (3), 905-908.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
143086
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.79
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AI3325000

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