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50-02-2 - Dexamethasone, 98% - A17590 - Alfa Aesar

A17590 Dexamethasone, 98%

CAS Number
50-02-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 89.50
5g 298.00
25g 881.00
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Dexamethasone, 98%

MDL
MFCD00064136
EINECS
200-003-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C22H29FO5
Formula Weight
392.47
Melting point
ca 260° dec.
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Anti-inflammatory glucocorticoidDexamethasone is used to treat inflammatory and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and bronchospasm. It is useful to study apoptosis, cell signaling pathways and gene expression. It is associated with marbofloxacin and clotrimazole and finds application in veterinary medicine to treat difficult ear infections in dogs. It is also used to treat horses with swelling of of distal limbs and general bruising in combination with trichlormethiazide. It is also an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid.

Notes

Store in cool place. Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Han, L.; Wang, Z.; Lu, X.; Dong, L.; Xie, C.; Wang, K.; Chen, X.; Ding, Y.; Weng, L. Mussel-inspired adhesive and transferable free-standing films by self-assembling dexamethasone encapsulated BSA nanoparticles and vancomycin immobilized oxidized alginate. Colloids Surf., B 2015, 126, 452-458.

Khataee, A.; Hasanzadeh, A.; Lotfi, R.; Pourata, R.; Joo, S. W. Determination of dexamethasone by flow-injection chemiluminescence method using capped CdS quantum dots. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2015, 150 (5), 63-71.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H361

Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P281-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Use personal protective equipment as required. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2943
Beilstein
2066651
Harmonized Tariff Code
2937.22
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TU3980000

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