11-Ketoprogesterone

  • Ketogestin
  • 11-Oxoprogesterone
  • Pregn-4-ene-3,11,20-trione
  • 4-Pregnene-3,11,20-trione
  • Cortisone acetate
Formula
C21H28O3
Structure
Description
Odorless, white powder.
Uses
Synthetic steroid that is used as a replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. It is also useful for its potent anti-inflammatory effects in disorders of many organ systems.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
516-15-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-222-1
RTECS
TU5513000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Hormone
Merck
12,5317
Beilstein/Gmelin
2063775
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-02800

Properties.
Formula
C21H28O3
Formula mass
328.45
Melting point, °C
178
Boiling point, °C
488
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-9 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
75.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
209
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.