- 3-Hydroxy-3-methylpentanedioic acid
- Dicrotalic acid
- Medroglutaric acid
- beta-Hydroxy-beta-methylglutaric acid
An antilipemic agent which lowers cholesterol, triglycerides, serum beta-lipoproteins and phospholipids.
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Solubility in water
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Hazards and Protection.
Keep container closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at -20 C
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Bases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid contact and inhalation.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause eye irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
Contamination of the eyes should be treated by immediate and prolonged irrigation with copious amounts of water.