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J61801 Cantharidin, 98%

CAS Number
56-25-7
Synonyms

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J61801-MC 100mg 192.00
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Cantharidin, 98%

MDL
MFCD00134968
EINECS
200-263-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H12O4
Formula Weight
196.20
Form
Powder
Melting point
215-217°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in DMSO (25 mg/ml warm), acetone (8 mg/ml), ethanol (8 mg/ml warm), chloroform (1:65), ether (1:560), and ethyl acetate (1:150).

Applications

Cantharidin is used as a potent inhibitor of PP2A phosphatase activity. It has been shown to stimulate cell cycle progression and induce premature mitosis, used topically (0.7%) as an anti-wart treatment, and has been shown to be active in cervical, tongue, neuroblastoma, bone, leukemia, ovarian, colon, and various other cancer cell lines.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

T I Baskin; J E Wilson. Inhibitors of protein kinases and phosphatases alter root morphology and disorganize cortical microtubules. Plant Physiology.1997, 113 , (2), 493-502.

McCluskey A.; Sim A.T.R.; and Sakoff J.A. Serine-threonine protein phosphatase inhibitors: Development of potential therapeutic strategies. J Med Chem.2002, 45 , (6), 1151-1175.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

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: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1752
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RN8575000

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