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38304-91-5 - Minoxidil - J61803 - Alfa Aesar

J61803 Minoxidil

CAS Number
38304-91-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 19.00
5g 88.10
25g 161.00
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Minoxidil

MDL
MFCD00063409
EINECS
253-874-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H15N5O
Formula Weight
209.25
Form
Crystalline powder
Melting point
248-265°
Solubility
Soluble in water (2.2 mg/ml), 100% ethanol (29 mg/ml), propylene glycol, acetone, DMSO (6.5 mg/ml), and methanol.

Applications

Minoxidil is used as antihypertensive, antialopecia agent. . It is administered orally for the treatment of severe hypertension and used topically to promote the regrowth of hair in male and female pattern baldness.

Notes

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

Literature References

Meisheri et al. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic sulfation mechanisms in the biological actions of minoxidil. Biochem.Pharmacol. 1993, 45, (2), 271-9.

Tsoporis et al. Effects of the arterial vasodilator minoxidil on cardiovascular structure and sympathetic activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats. J.Hypertens.. 1993, 11, (12), 1337-45.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6203
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
No
RTECS
UV8200000

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