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58-27-5 - 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, 98% - Menadione - Vitamin K3 - A13593 - Alfa Aesar

A13593 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, 98%

CAS Number
58-27-5
Synonyms
Menadione
Vitamin K3

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 19.17
50g 58.50
250g 248.00
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2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, 98%

MDL
MFCD00001681
EINECS
200-372-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C11H8O2
Formula Weight
172.18
Melting point
104-107°
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in methanol

Applications

2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone is a prothrombogenic compound and is used as a model quinone in cell culture and in vivo investigations. 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone is a synthetic analogue of of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position. 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone can be used as an oxidative injury inducing agent.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

A. L. Bacharach. 2 - Methyl - 1: 4 - Naphthoquinone. Br Med J. 1940, 1, (4123), 72.

David Ross.; Hjordis Thor.; Sten Orrenius.; Peter Moldeus. Interaction of menadione (2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) with glutathione. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 1985, 55, 177-184.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5831
Beilstein
1908453
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.69
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QL9100000

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