Safety (MSDS) data for 2',3'-dideoxycytidine  

Safety data for 2',3'-dideoxycytidine


    Synonyms: hivid, ddcyd, zalcitabine, dideoxycytidine, RO 24-2027, ddc, NSC 606170
    Use: antiretroviral, HIV inhibitor
    Molecular formula: C9H13N3O3
    CAS No: 7481-89-2
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Physical data

    Appearance: white crystalline powder
    Melting point: 210 - 213 C
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    Water solubility: moderate


    Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    No toxicological information available.

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    Treat as potentially harmful.

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