5-Ethyl-2'-deoxyuridine

  • Aedurid
  • Edoxudine
  • 5-Ethyl-1-(2'-deoxy-b-D-ribofuranosyl)uracil
  • 2'-Deoxy-5-ethyluridine
  • Epoxudine
  • beta-5-Ethyldeoxyuridine
Formula
C11H16N2O5
Structure
Uses
Treatment of Herpes Simplex viral infections as a 3% cream.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
15176-29-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
239-226-1
RTECS
YU7500000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
12,3561
Beilstein/Gmelin
755089
Beilstein Reference
6-24

Properties.
Formula
C11H16N2O5
Formula mass
256.26
Melting point, °C
156
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
9.55 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Avoid contact and inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.