Andrographolide

  • Andrographis
  • 3-(2-(Decahydro-6-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-5,8a-dimethyl-2-methylene- 1-naphthalenyl)ethylidene)dihydro-4-hydroxy-, (1R-(1-alpha(E(S*)),4a-beta,5- alpha,6-alpha,8a-alpha))-2(3H)-furanone
Formula
C20H30O5
Structure
Uses
May boost imune response.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5508-58-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
226-852-5
22 24/25
RTECS
LU3490750
RTECS class
Drug; Natural Product
Merck
13,638
Beilstein/Gmelin
42762
Beilstein Reference
4-18-00-02357
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C20H30O5
Formula mass
350.46
Melting point, °C
231 - 232
Boiling point, °C
557
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-14 (25 C)
Density
1.21 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
12.32 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
96.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
196
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
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
The chemical, physical, and toxicological properties of this product have not been thoroughly investigated. Exercise due care.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.