4759-48-2 Isotretinoin

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CAS Number:  4759-48-2

Chemical Name:  Isotretinoin

Type of Toxicity:  developmental

Listing Mechanism:  State's Qualified Experts (SQE)

Date Listed:  1-Jul-87

Chemical Formula:  C20H28O2

Synonyms:  3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraenoic acid,

Use:  antitumour agent, drug used in treatment of cystic acne

Appearance:  yellow to orange crystalline powder

Melting Point:  189 - 190 C

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable, but probably air and light sensitive. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

More info:  Cis-retinoic acid CAS 4759-48-2...

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