A potent, highly selective and reversible inhibitor of the 20S proteasome, Bortezomib is used as an antineoplastic agent, which controls the growth of cancer cells. It is also useful in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
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Hazard Statements: H300-H310-H330-H372
Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statements: P301+P310a-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a
IF SWALLOWED: IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.