Tigogenin

  • (25R)-5a-Spirostan-3b-ol
Formula
C27H44O3
Structure
Uses
Reduces serum cholesterol levels by inhibiting its absorption.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
77-60-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-041-9
RTECS
WH1443500
RTECS class
Natural Product
Merck
12,9575
Beilstein/Gmelin
1293741
Beilstein Reference
6-19

Properties.
Formula
C27H44O3
Formula mass
416.64
Melting point, °C
210 - 211
Boiling point, °C
517
Vapor pressure, mmHg
8E-13 (25 C)
Heat of vaporization
90.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
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
266
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.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
The chemical, physical, and toxicological properties of this product have not been thoroughly investigated. Exercise due care.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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.