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Promotes assembly and inhibits disassembly of microtubules (anti-cancer agent)Paclitaxel is widely used in chemotherapeutic compound. It is used to treat certain types of cancer such as ovarian cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer among others. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows down their growth and spread in the body. It is also used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.
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Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332-H315-H318-H334-H317-H341-H361-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P284-P201-P261-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.