Azaserine

  • L-Serine, diazoacetate (ester)
  • O-Diazoacetyl-L-serine
Formula
C5H7N3O4
Structure
Description
Pale yellow to green crystals.
Uses
Research chemical for the treatment of leukemia.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
115-02-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-061-6
RTECS
VT9625000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Natural Product
Beilstein/Gmelin
1726602
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-03124
RCRA
U015
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H7N3O4
Formula mass
173.15
Melting point, °C
157
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.53E-10 (25 C)
Solubility in water
136 g/L
pKa/pKb
8.55 pKa

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Use ANSI approved chemical goggles and impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concerned. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved safety equipment.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.

Health.
Carcinogin
I-2B, CP65
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
AZA