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Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water - CAS 57-87-4 - Formula C28H44O•xH2O


Certificate of Analysis

Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water

CAS: 57-87-4 MDL: MFCD00003623  EINECS: 200-352-7
UN#:UN2811Hazard Class:6.1Packing Group:II
Alternate Name: Provitamin D2


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Chemical Properties

Formula: C28H44O•xH2O  Melting point: 154-160°
Formula weight: 396.65(anhy)  Sensitivity: Light Sensitive


A membrane lipid found almost exclusively in fungi. It is used as an indicator of living fungal biomass

Other References

Merck: 14,3659
UN#: UN2811
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2936.90

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H300

Fatal if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements : P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501A

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.


Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 28
Very toxic if swallowed.
Safety Phrases: 20-28-36/37-45-60
When using do not eat or drink. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
Very Toxic