Synacthene

  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Fragment1-24
  • Tetracosactide
  • a1-24-Adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • alpha(sup 1-24)-Corticotropin
Formula
Ser-Tyr-Ser-Met-Glu
Uses
Activates G proteins.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
16960-16-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
241-031-1
RTECS
GM7915000
RTECS class
Drug; Human Data
Merck
12,2617
Beilstein/Gmelin
940671
Beilstein Reference
5-25
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C136H210N40O31S
Formula mass
2933.44

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at -20 C
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Noncombustible. Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

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.

Transport.