- 6a,9a-Difluoro-16a-hydroxyprednisolone 16,17-acetonide
- 6a-Fluorotriamcinolone acetonide
A synthetic steroid used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic agent.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
20/21/22 36/37/38 40
22 26 36
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
267 - 269
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
9E-16 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves. Wear disposable coveralls and discard them after use.
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. Do not breathe dust. Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride.
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect Possible teratogen. Possible mutagen.
Harmful/toxic if swallowed
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Causes irritation. Toxic if absorbed through the skin.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen