484-20-8 5-Methoxypsoralen with ultraviolet A therapy


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CAS 484-20-8 -

CAS Number:  484-20-8

Chemical Name:  5-Methoxypsoralen with ultraviolet A therapy

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  State's Qualified Experts (SQE)

Date Listed:  1-Oct-88

Chemical Formula:  C12H8O4

Synonyms:  Bergaptan;Bergapten;Bergaptene;Heraclin;Majudin;5-Methoxypsoralen;6-Hydroxy-4-methoxy-5-benzofuranacrylic acid, «gamma»-lactone;5-Methoxy-6,7-furanocoumarin;4-Methoxy-7H-furo(3,2-g)(1)benzopyran-7-one;5-MOP;Psoraderm;4-Methoxy-7H-furo[3,2-g]chromen-7-one

Use:  photochemotherapeutic agent in treatment of psoriasis

Appearance:  white to off-white crystalline solid

Melting Point:  ca. 188 (sublimes)

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. May be light sensitive.

Molecular Weight:  216.1895

More info:  5-methoxypsoralen CAS 484-20-8...

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