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Alfa Aesar™ 6-Mercaptopurine monohydrate, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1219706

Quantity 5g

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Catalog No. AAA1219706


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Specifications

Description

Applications
6-Mercaptopurine is a widely used antileukemic agent that inhibits de novopurine synthesis through incorporation of thiopurine methyltransferase metabolites into DNA and RNA. It is also an antitumor agent and induces apoptosis.

Solubility
Soluble in dilute solutions of alkali hydroxides, hot alcohol, and 1 N NaOH (50 mg/ml). Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool, dry place, in well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

6112-76-1
170.19 (152.17 Anhydrous)
4012091
6-Purinethiol monohydrate
C5H4N4S·H2O
MFCD03854445
14,5871
6-Mercaptopurine monohydrate

Specifications

6112-76-1
170.19 (152.17 Anhydrous)
4012091
6-Purinethiol monohydrate
5g
98%
C5H4N4S·H2O
MFCD03854445
14,5871
≈315°C (dec.)
6-Mercaptopurine monohydrate

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H341-H361-H302
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P281-P264-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : UP0400000

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