5-Fluorouracil, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A13456-06

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 51-21-8
    Molecular Formula C4H3FN2O2
    Formula Weight 130.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006018
    UN Number UN2811
    Beilstein 127172
    Merck Index 14,4181
    Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluorouracil

    Specifications

    Quantity 5g
    CAS 51-21-8
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C4H3FN2O2
    Formula Weight 130.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006018
    UN Number UN2811
    Beilstein 127172
    Merck Index 14,4181
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H360-H341-H373-H302
    May damage fertility or the unborn child.
    Suspected of causing genetic defects.
    May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P260-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
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    Storage Note 1 Air Sensitive
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number YR0350000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material 5-Fluorouracil
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    5-Fluorouracil is used as an antitumor agent in the treatment of anal, breast, colorectal, oesophageal, stomach, pancreatic and skin cancers. It finds application as a suicide inhibitor due to its irreversible inhibition of thymidylate synthase. It is also used in the treatment of actinic keratoses and bowen ft.s disease. Further, it serves as a potent antineoplastic agent in clinical use. In addition to this, it acts as a DNA synthesis inhibitor.

    Solubility
    Soluble in dimethylformamide, dimethyl sulfoxide, methanol, hot water, ammonium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, ethanol and water.

    Notes
    Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

    GHS H Statement
    H360-H341-H373-H302
    May damage fertility or the unborn child.
    Suspected of causing genetic defects.
    May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
    Harmful if swallowed.

    GHS P Statement
    P260-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
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    Air Sensitive

    Danger

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