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6-Mercaptopurine is a widely used antileukemic agent that inhibits de novopurine synthesis through incorporation of thiopurine methyltransferase metabolites into DNA and RNA. It is also an antitumor agent and induces apoptosis.
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Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335-H341-H361
Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Precautionary Statements: P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant