Prostaglandin f2 alpha

  • U-14583
  • Amoglandin
  • Enzaprost f
  • Dinoprost
  • Enzaprost
Formula
C20H34O5
Structure
Description
White to off-white crystalline powder with no odor.
Uses
Medication (vet).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
551-11-1
RTECS
UK8020000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Hormone
Merck
12,8065
Beilstein/Gmelin
2225571
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C20H34O5
Formula mass
354.49
Melting point, °C
25-35
Solubility in water
slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.26

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear a NIOSH approved respirator, rubber gloves, safety goggles and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
Stable for 2 yr in light resistant containers @ 5-15 C degrades in 1 wk when exposed to sunlight or in 3 mo @ 40 C stable in light, air, and heat.
Decomposition
Toxic funes when heated to decomposition.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam as is appropriate for surrounding fire. Use a self contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Irritating substances may induce pulmonary edema or pneumonitis. Embolization of insolouble material may occur.
   Inhalation
Irritating substances may induce pulmonary edema or pneumonitis. Embolization of insolouble material may occur.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Wash mouth outh with water. Seek medical attention.
   Inhalation
Move victin to fresh air. Seek medical attention.
   Skin
Flush skin with large amounts of soap and water for at least 15 minutes. At the same time, remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Seek medical attention.
   Eyes
Flush with copious quantites of water. Seek medical attention.

Transport.