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Safety (MSDS) data for prednisolone acetate

Safety (MSDS) data for prednisolone acetate

Hazard: harmful


General

    Synonyms: prednisolone 21-acetate, 11-beta,17-alpha,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione 21-acetate, 1,4-pregnadiene-11-beta,17-alpha-21-triol-3,20-dione 21-acetate, 21-acetoxy-1,4-pregnadiene-11-beta,17-alpha-diol-3,20-dione
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    Molecular formula: C23H30O6
    CAS No: 52-21-1
    EINECS No: 200-134-1

Physical data

    Appearance: white crystalline powder
    Melting point: 238 C
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Stability

    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Toxicology

    Harmful. May cause sensitization if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. May cause reproductive harm.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any toxicological abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-RAT LD50 500 mg kg-1
    SCU-RAT LD50 > 240 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R20 R21 R22 R61.

Transport information

    (The meaning of any UN hazard codes which appear in this section is given here.)
    UN No 2811. Hazard class 6.1. Packing group II.

Personal protection

    Minimize exposure.

    Safety phrases
    (The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    S22 S36 S437 S39 S45 S53.

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