- Kendall's Compound B
Glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex that activates both mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptors.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Melting point, °C
178 - 180
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-13 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dark location. Keep tightly closed.
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Stable under normal storage temperatures and pressures. Light sensitive material.
Oxides of carbon.
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam to distinguish fire.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Some steroids show carcinogenic and/or teratogenic activity.
May be harmful if swallowed. Can cause nausea, dizziness and headache.
May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Can cause nausea, dizziness and headache.
May casues skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
May cause irritation
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
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.