Oleanolic acid

  • Astrantiagenin C
  • Giganteumgenin C
  • 3b-Hydroxyolean-12-en-28-oic acid
Formula
C30H48O3
Structure
Description
Light yellow powder.
Uses
Botanical compound with antitumor activity.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
508-02-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-081-6
36/37/38
RTECS
RK0177965
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
13,6897
Beilstein/Gmelin
2228564
Beilstein Reference
6-10
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C30H48O3
Formula mass
456.71
Melting point, °C
305 - 307
Boiling point, °C
554
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-14 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.58 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
95.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store a 2 - 8 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
303
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.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Target organ(s): Nerves. Liver.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
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.

Transport.