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Chemical Structure of METHANESULFONIC ACID (CH4O3S)

Identification of METHANESULFONIC ACID Chemical Compound

2D chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID
Chemical Formula CH4O3S
Molecular Weight 96.10566 g/mol
IUPAC Name methanesulfonic acid
SMILES String CS(O)(=O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/CH4O3S/c1-5(2,3)4/h1H3,(H,2,3,4)
InChIKey AFVFQIVMOAPDHO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Structure Description

A chemical structure of a molecule includes the arrangement of atoms and the chemical bonds that hold the atoms together. The METHANESULFONIC ACID molecule contains a total of 8 bond(s). There are 4 non-H bond(s), 2 multiple bond(s), 2 double bond(s), 1 hydroxyl group(s) and 1 sulfonic (thio-/dithio-) acid(s).
Images of the chemical structure of METHANESULFONIC ACID are given below:

2D chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID
2-dimensional (2D) chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID
3D chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID
3-dimensional (3D) chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID

The 2D chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID is also called skeletal formula, which is the standard notation for organic molecules. The carbon atoms in the chemical structure of METHANESULFONIC ACID are implied to be located at the corner(s) and hydrogen atoms attached to carbon atoms are not indicated – each carbon atom is considered to be associated with enough hydrogen atoms to provide the carbon atom with four bonds.

The 3D chemical structure image of METHANESULFONIC ACID is based on the ball-and-stick model which displays both the three-dimensional position of the atoms and the bonds between them. The radius of the spheres is therefore smaller than the rod lengths in order to provide a clearer view of the atoms and bonds throughout the chemical structure model of METHANESULFONIC ACID.


An Interactive 3-dimensional (3D) Visualization of METHANESULFONIC ACID

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Additional Information for Identifying METHANESULFONIC ACID Molecule

  • Other names (synonyms) or registry numbers of METHANESULFONIC ACID

    The METHANESULFONIC ACID compound may be called differently depending on the various different situations of industrial applications. Below are the list of the other names (synonyms) of METHANESULFONIC ACID including the various registry numbers, if available:

    • METHANESULFONIC ACID
    • 75-75-2
    • Methylsulfonic acid
    • Methanesulphonic acid
    • Kyselina methansulfonova
    • Mesylate
    • Methansulfonsaeure
    • Methanesulfonicacid
    • Ammonium methanesulfonate
    • Kyselina methansulfonova [Czech]
    • Sulfomethane
    • MFCD00007518
    • Methane sulfonic acid-d
    • 22515-76-0
    • 75-75-2 (Parent)
    • Methanesulfonic Acid Ammonium Salt
    • Mesylic acid
    • Mesic acid
    • methansulfonic acid
    • Methanesulfonic acid, ammonium salt
    • methansulphonic acid
    • methylsulphonic acid
    • 03S
    • methanesuiphonic acid
    • methyl sulfonic acid
    • methyl-sulfonic acid
    • methane-sulfonic acid
    • methane sulphonic acid
    • methane-sulphonic acid
    • methanesulphonic-acid-
    • LACTIC ACID(DL)
    • METHYL, SULFO-
    • Methanesulfonic acid, ammonium salt (1:1)
    • CH3SO3H
    • METHANE SULFONIC ACID
    • Methane Sulfonic Acid 99%
    • Methanesulfonic acid, 99.5%
    • Methanesulfonic acid, anhydrous
    • Methanesulfonic acid, >=99.0%
    • 2386-56-3 (potassium salt)
    • 22515-76-0 (ammonium salt)
    • Methanesulfonic acid, 98% 100g
    • 2386-57-4 (hydrochloride salt)
    • ANW-42735
    • Methane Sulfonic Acid, 70% Solution
    • 12EH9M7279
    • RTR-033651
    • 2386-52-9 (silver(1+) salt)
    • CAS-75-75-2
    • METHANESULFONIC ACID, 70% SOLN
    • 115449-98-4
    • 54253-62-2 (copper(2+) salt)
    • 56525-23-6 (iron(2+) salt)
    • M0093
    • M2059
    • Methanesulfonic acid, >=99.0%, ReagentPlus(R)
    • Methanesulfonic acid, for HPLC, >=99.5% (T)
    • Methanesulfonic acid solution, 70 wt. % in H2O
    • I04-0988
    • J-521696
    • Methanesulfonic acid, Vetec(TM) reagent grade, 98%
    • F1908-0093
    • Z940713430
    • Methanesulfonic acid solution, 4 M (with 0.2% (w/v) tryptamine)
    • Methanesulfonic acid concentrate, 0.1 M CH3SO3H in water (0.1N), eluent concentrate for IC
    • 1129867-34-0
    • 125756-91-4
    • 44209-64-5
    • 44209-72-5
    • 62203-24-1
    • 87128-90-3
    • 98527-29-8
    • Methanesulfonic acid, PharmaGrade, Manufactured under appropriate GMP controls for pharma or biopharmaceutical production
    • BBV-212844

METHANESULFONIC ACID Identification Summary Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What’s the chemical formula of METHANESULFONIC ACID?

    CH4O3S
  • How many atoms and what are the elements included the METHANESULFONIC ACID molecule?

    9 atom(s) – 4 Hydrogen atom(s), 1 Carbon atom(s), 3 Oxygen atom(s) and 1 Sulfur atom(s)
  • How many chemical bonds and what kind of bonds are included the METHANESULFONIC ACID structure?

    8 bond(s) – 4 non-H bond(s), 2 multiple bond(s), 2 double bond(s), 1 hydroxyl group(s) and 1 sulfonic (thio-/dithio-) acid(s)
  • What’s the METHANESULFONIC ACID’s molecular weight?

    96.10566 g/mol
  • What’s the SMILES code of METHANESULFONIC ACID?

    CS(O)(=O)=O
  • What’s the InChI string of METHANESULFONIC ACID?

    InChI=1S/CH4O3S/c1-5(2,3)4/h1H3,(H,2,3,4)
  • What’s the InChIKey code of METHANESULFONIC ACID?

    AFVFQIVMOAPDHO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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