Safety (MSDS) data for eloxatin

Safety (MSDS) data for eloxatin


    Synonyms: (1R-trans)-1,2-cyclohexanediamine platinum complex, oxalato(trans-l-1,2-cyclohexanediamine)platinum (II), oxalatoplatin, oxalatoplatinum, oxaliplatin
    Use: chemotherapy drug
    Molecular formula: C8H14N2O4Pt
    CAS No: 61825-94-3
    EINECS No:

Physical data

    Appearance: solid
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    Stable. Store cool. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.


    Irritant. May cause sensitization by skin contact or if inhaled. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. May cause cumulative renal toxicity.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any toxicological abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    IPR-RAT LD50 14.3 mg kg-1
    IPR-MUS LD50 19.8 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
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    R36 R37 R38 R40 R42 R43.

Transport information

    (The meaning of any UN hazard codes which appear in this section is given here.)
    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, gloves. Note that platinum compounds can cause sensitization in susceptible subjects which, in extreme cases, can be quite disabling. If signs of sensitization appear, discontinue laboratory use.

    Safety phrases
    (The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    S26 S36.

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