Safety (MSDS) data for stavudine  

Safety (MSDS) data for stavudine


    Synonyms: 3'-deoxy-2',3'-didehydrothymidine, zerit, d4t, BMY-27857, 2',3'-didehydro-3'-deoxythymidine, 1-(2,3-dideoxy-beta-D-glycero-pent-2-enofuranosyl)thymine
    Use: antiviral and antiretroviral
    Molecular formula: C10H12N2O4
    CAS No: 3056-17-5
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Physical data

    Appearance: white powder
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    Water solubility: moderate


    Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidising agents.


    May act as an irritant.

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Transport information

Personal protection

    Minimize exposure.

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