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Alfa Aesar™ Rhein, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Rhein
CAS 478-43-3
Molecular Formula C15H8O6
Formula Weight 284.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009618
Beilstein 2222155
Synonym 4,5-Dihydroxyanthraquinone-2-carboxylic acid
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 1g
Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material Rhein
CAS 478-43-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C15H8O6
Formula Weight 284.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009618
Beilstein 2222155
Synonym 4,5-Dihydroxyanthraquinone-2-carboxylic acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
RTECS Number CA9516000

Applications
Rhein is used to inhibit growth factor beta-1 induced plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 in endothelial cells. It acts as an antibacterial agent against Staphylococcus aureus. It is also used as a laxative. Further, it is employed as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Solubility
Soluble in sodium hydroxide. Insoluble in water, dimethylsulfoxide and ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Heat sensitive.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C