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

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B23840-14

Quantity 25g

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Catalog No. AAB2384014

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 57-87-4
    Molecular Formula C28H44O·xH2O
    Formula Weight 396.65g/mol (Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00003623
    UN Number UN2811
    Merck Index 14,3659
    Synonym Provitamin D2
    Chemical Name or Material Ergosterol hydrate

    Specifications

    Melting Point 154° to 160°C
    Quantity 25g
    CAS 57-87-4
    Assay Percent Range 0.96
    Molecular Formula C28H44O·xH2O
    Formula Weight 396.65g/mol (Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00003623
    UN Number UN2811
    Merck Index 14,3659
    Synonym Provitamin D2
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H300
    Fatal if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 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.
    Storage Note 1 Light sensitive
    Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    Chemical Name or Material Ergosterol hydrate
    Assay 96%, (dry wt.), cont. up to ≈6% water

    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.

    GHS H Statement
    H300
    Fatal if swallowed.

    2° to 8°C

    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.

    Light sensitive

    Danger

    SDS & Safety Documents

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