Thyrotropin

  • Dermathycin
  • Pretiron
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone
  • Thyrotropic hormone
Uses
Produced in pituitary gland. Stimulates thyroid to produced more hormones.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9002-71-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-664-4
RTECS
XP3581600
RTECS class
Drug; Reproductive Effector; Hormone
Merck
13,9870
Beilstein/Gmelin
8675389
Beilstein Reference
-

Properties.
Solubility in water
2 mg/ml

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2 - 8 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. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Proteolytic enzymes, Cysteine.
Decomposition
Nature of decomposition products not known.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects
Avoid contact and inhalation. Target organ(s): Thyroid.

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 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.