Hyodeoxycholic acid

  • 7-Deoxyhyocholic acid
  • 3a,6a-Dihydroxy-5b-cholan-24-oic acid
  • Iodeoxycholic acid
Formula
C24H40O4
Structure
Uses
Prevention of cholesterol-induced gallstones.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
83-49-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-483-2
RTECS
FZ2050000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
12,4906
Beilstein/Gmelin
3218394
Beilstein Reference
4-10-00-01600
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL

Properties.
Formula
C24H40O4
Formula mass
392.58
Melting point, °C
200 - 201
Boiling point, °C
547
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3E-14 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.76 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
95.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
299
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.