Testosterone

  • (17.beta.)-17-Hydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one
  • trans-Testosterone
  • Pertutacriine
  • Sustanton
  • Mertestate
  • Testoba
Formula
C19H28O2
Structure
Description
White needles from dil acetone. Odorless.
Uses
Biochemical research.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
58-22-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-370-5
RTECS
XA3030000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Hormone
UN (DOT)
1325
Merck
12,9322
Beilstein/Gmelin
1915394
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C19H28O2
Formula mass
288.43
Melting point, °C
155
Vapor density (air=1)
10
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Hormones and antibiotics room.
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 appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Not available.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Stability
Easily oxidized stable in air.
Incompatibilities
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and fumes.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Carcinogin
CP65
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Nausea and vomiting may occur.
   Skin
Cystic acne, sebaceous cysts, furunculosis, and seborrheic dermatitis have occurred in persons using anabolic steroids.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III