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Alfa Aesar™ Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ B2384014

Quantity 25g

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Catalog No. AAB2384014


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Ergosterol may be used to study the function of anti-fungal drugs such as Amphotericin B and its analogues and to study the ergosterol biosynthesis pathway within various fungi. It acts as a useful indicator of living fungal biomass.

Solubility
Soluble in water (<1mg/mL at 25°C), chloroform (50 mg/ml), DMSO (<1mg/mL at 25°C), ethanol (<1mg/mL at 25°C), and ether (14.29 mg/ml).

Notes
Light sensitive. Store away from air, light and oxidizing agents, bases and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under dark. Store under inert gas.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

57-87-4
396.65 (Anhydrous)
UN2811
Provitamin D2
C28H44O·xH2O
MFCD00003623
14,3659
Ergosterol hydrate

Specifications

57-87-4
C28H44O·xH2O
MFCD00003623
14,3659
154° to 160°C
Ergosterol hydrate
0.96
396.65 (Anhydrous)
UN2811
Provitamin D2
25g
96%, (dry wt.), cont. up to ≈6% water

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H300
Fatal if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

storageNote1 : Light sensitive

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C

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