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Alfa Aesar™ Theophylline

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Theophylline
CAS 58-55-9
Molecular Formula C7H8N4O2
Formula Weight 180.16
MDL Number MFCD00079619
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 13463
Merck Index 14,9285
Synonym 1,3-Dimethylxanthine; 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
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AAJ60203RAT

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J60203RAT
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 180.16
CAS 58-55-9
Physical Form Powder
RTECS Number XH3850000
UN Number UN2811
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Synonym 1,3-Dimethylxanthine; 3,7-Dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Color White
TSCA TSCA
MDL Number MFCD00079619
Melting Point 270° to 274°C
Quantity 2.27kg
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Odor Odorless
Merck Index 14,9285
Beilstein 13463
Chemical Name or Material Theophylline
Molecular Formula C7H8N4O2

Applications
Theophylline has been used to study its effects on rat gene expression in the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway that regulates spermatogenesis and epididymal sperm quality. Theophylline has also been used as an internal standard for the measurement of plasma paracetamol levels in humans.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol (moderately), DMSO, alkali hydroxides, ammonia, dilute hyrochloric acid, nitric acid, dilute aqueous acid, and dilute aqueous base. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.