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M8506

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Methimazole

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
1-Methyl-2-mercaptoimidazole, 1-Methyl-2-imidazolethiol, 2-Mercapto-1-methylimidazole, MET
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H6N2S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
114.17
Beilstein:
108646
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39161002
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

144-147 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
forensics and toxicology
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)
veterinary

format

neat

SMILES string

CN1C=CNC1=S

InChI

1S/C4H6N2S/c1-6-3-2-5-4(6)7/h2-3H,1H3,(H,5,7)

InChI key

PMRYVIKBURPHAH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... TPO(7173)

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General description

Methimazole is an antithyroid agent, widely used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
Used to model hypothyroidism in experimental animals.
Methimazole may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in biological samples using different chromatography techniques.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Methimazole is a thiourea antithyroid agent that prevents iodine organification, thus inhibiting the synthesis of thyroxine.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Repr. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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