Plates from alc or iso-propyl alc. Odorless.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Melting point, °C
202 - 204
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3E-15 (25 C)
Solubility in water
0.28 mg/ml@ 25 deg
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of fusion
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Sensitive to light very stable @ room temperature except in presence of alkalis or strong acids.
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
seizures have been reported following pulse methylprednisolone therapy.
Intractable hiccups have been reported following high-dose oral dexamethasone therapy. Gastrointestinal perforation was reported, in premature infants, following high-dose dexamethasone administration.
May cause burns.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water.
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.