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112529-15-4 - Pioglitazone hydrochloride, 98% - 5-(4-[2-(5-Ethyl-2-pyridyl)ethoxy]benzyl)thiazolidine-2,4-dione hydrochloride - H60507 - Alfa Aesar

H60507 Pioglitazone hydrochloride, 98%

CAS Number
5-(4-[2-(5-Ethyl-2-pyridyl)ethoxy]benzyl)thiazolidine-2,4-dione hydrochloride

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250mg 39.80
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Pioglitazone hydrochloride, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Soluble in water (<1 mg/ml at 25°C), DMF, methanol, ethanol (4 mg/ml at 25°C), and DMSO (79 mg/ml at 25°C).


Pioglitazone hydrochloride exhibits antiinflammatory and antiarteriosclerotic effects. It is used to prevent L-NAME-induced coronary inflammation and arteriosclerosis and to suppress increased TNF-α mRNA produced by aspirin-induced gastric mucosal injury. Pioglitazone Hydrochloride is an activator of PPAR γ. It is a PPARγ agonist and thiazolidinedione (TZD) anti-diabetic. Pioglitazone is a selective agonist of the nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPAR-γ) and to a lesser extent PPAR-α.


Store in a cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

S Kersten; B Desvergne; W Wahli. Roles of PPARs in health and disease. Nature.2000, 405 (6785), 421-424.

Klemens Budde; Hans-Hellmut Neumayer; Lutz Fritsche; Wladyslaw Sulowicz; Tomasz Stompôr; David Eckland. The pharmacokinetics of pioglitazone in patients with impaired renal function. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.2003, 55 (4), 368-374.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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