CAS 536-17-4

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% 5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine      S-OM-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% 5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine S-OM-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% 5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine S-OM-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% 5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine S-OM-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
C12H12N2OS2 536-17-4 24864352 1273211 MFCD00064857 208-625-2 (5E)-5-[[4-
189065 CN(C)C1=C

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C12H12N2OS2 264.37 dark red crystals 275-280 °C N/A N/A 264.039105 264.039105 0 Safety Data Sheet

5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne]3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777 when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
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RTECS Number VI8090000
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WGK Germany 3
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Classification and Labelling (GHS)

4-Dimethylaminobenzalrhodanine; 5-{[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methylene}-2-thioxo-1,3-thiazolidin-4-one; (5E)-5-[4-(dimethylamino)benzylidene]-2-mercapto-1,3-thiazol-4(5H)-one;

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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