6-Methyl-2-thiouracil

Product ID:

ANW-13568

 CAS 56-04-2
Name:

6-Methyl-2-thiouracil

Synonyms:

CAS:

56-04-2

MDL:

Formula:

C5H6N2OS

Formula Weight:

142.17894

SMILES:

Cc1cc(=O)[nH]c(=S)[nH]1

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6-Methyl-2-thiouracil Chemical Properties

mp ~330 °C (dec.)(lit.)
Water Solubility INSOLUBLE
Merck 14,6128
BRN 115648
Stability:Stability Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, iodine, metals.
CAS DataBase Reference56-04-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference6-Methyl-2-thiouracil(56-04-2)
EPA Substance Registry System4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 2,3-dihydro-6-methyl-2-thioxo- (56-04-2)

6-Methyl-2-thiouracil Safety Information

Hazard Codes Xn,Xi
Risk Statements 22-40
Safety Statements 36/37-45
WGK Germany 3
RTECS YR0875000
Hazard Note Irritant/Possible Carcinogen
HS Code 29335995
Hazardous Substances Data56-04-2(Hazardous Substances Data)

6-Methyl-2-thiouracil Usage and Synthesis

Chemical Propertieswhite powder
General DescriptionWhite crystalline powder with an odor of onions and a bitter taste. A saturated aqueous solution is neutral or slightly acidic.
Air & Water ReactionsInsoluble in water.
Reactivity ProfileMethylthiouracil reacts with strong oxidizing agents. Forms complexes with metals and is oxidized by iodine and other sulfhydryl oxidizing agents .
Fire HazardFlash point data for Methylthiouracil are not available. Methylthiouracil is probably combustible.

6-Methyl-2-thiouracil Raw Materials and Downstream Products

Raw MaterialsSodium carbonate-->SODIUM OXIDE