Alfa Aesar™ Esculin sesquihydrate, 97%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11624.06

UNSPSC: 12352104

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 66778-17-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 5g

Product Code. 11484713

Quantity Price
1 £ 23.0 / 5g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 11-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Esculin sesquihydrate
CAS 66778-17-4
Molecular Formula C15H16O9·1.5H2O
Formula Weight 367.31 (340.28 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149492
Beilstein 95387
Merck Index 14,3698
Synonym 6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate

Specification

Formula Weight 367.31 (340.28 Anhydrous)
Assay Percent Range 97%
Storage Note 1 Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic
Chemical Name or Material Esculin sesquihydrate
Beilstein 95387
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Merck Index 14,3698
Synonym 6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate
Quantity 5g
Molecular Formula C15H16O9·1.5H2O
MDL Number MFCD00149492
CAS 66778-17-4
Optical Rotation −41° (c=5 in pyridine)
Melting Point 203° to 205°C

Applications
Esculin sesquihydrate is used to inhibits chemically induced carcinogenesis in mouse skin and kidney, used in a microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of bacterial species, a naturally occurring antioxidant.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Air Sensitive & Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic