Desogestrel

  • Cerazette
  • Dicromil
  • ORG-2969
  • 18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol, 13-ethyl-11-methylene-, (17-alpha)
  • 13-Ethyl-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17-alpha-pregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol
Formula
C22H30O
Structure
Uses
Oral contraceptive.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
54024-22-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
258-929-4
RTECS
JF7975000
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Hormone
Merck
12,2971
Beilstein/Gmelin
2337782
Beilstein Reference
6-06
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C22H30O
Formula mass
310.48
Melting point, °C
109 - 110
Boiling point, °C
428
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-9 (25 C)
Density
1.139 g/cm3
pKa/pKb
13.04 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
78.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
188

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

First aid
 

Transport.