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Alfa Aesar™ 9-cis-Retinoic acid

A high affinity ligand for the retinoid X receptor

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 9-cis-Retinoic acid
CAS 5300-03-8
Formula Weight 300.44g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00270072
Merck Index 14,249
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AAJ62219LB0

 
alfa aesar™
J62219-LB0
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Sensitivity Moisture & Light Sensitive
Melting Point 178 to 180°C
Color Pale yellow/yellow-orange
Quantity 5mg
Chemical Name or Material 9-cis-Retinoic acid
CAS 5300-03-8
Physical Form Powder
Formula Weight 300.44g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00270072
Merck Index 14,249
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H360-H315-H319-H335
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Storage Note 1 -30° to -10°C
RTECS Number VH6450000

Applications
9-cis-Retinoic acid is a vitamin A analog that inhibits cell proliferation and induces cell differentiation. 9-cis-Retinoic acid is an inhibitor of Cox-2 and an activator of RAR α, RAR β, RAR γ and RXR.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform (50 mg/ml), DMSO (~25 mg/ml), ethanol (25 mg/ml), and acetone (25 mg/ml). Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: -20°C. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H360-H315-H319-H335
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

-30° to -10°C