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16,16-Dimethylprostaglandin E2

Catalog No. D0160 Name Sigma Aldrich
CAS Number 39746-25-3 Website http://www.sigmaaldrich.com
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IUPAC name
(5Z)-7-[(1R,2R,3R)-3-hydroxy-2-[(1E,3R)-3-hydroxy-4,4-dimethyloct-1-en-1-yl]-5-oxocyclopentyl]hept-5-enoic acid
IUPAC Traditional name


CAS Number 39746-25-3
PubChem SID 24893214
MDL Number MFCD00151141


Concentration ~10 mg/mL
Shipped in wet ice
Apperance methyl acetate solution
GHS Pictograms GHS07
GHS Signal Word Warning
GHS Hazard statements H319-H336
European Hazard Symbols Irritant Irritant (Xi)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, full-face respirator (US), Gloves, multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge (US), type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter
GHS Precautionary statements P261-P305 + P351 + P338
RID/ADR UN 1231 3/PG 2
Risk Statements 36-66-67
Safety Statements 26
Storage Temperature -20°C
Supplemental Hazard Statements Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Hazard Class 3
UN Number 1231
Packing Group 2
German water hazard class 2


Description (English)
Preparation Note
Agitation or brief ultrasonication may be necessary for restoration of solutions which have been precipitated due to freezing. The methyl acetate can be removed using N2 or vacuum. Stock solutions of 1-5 mg/ml in absolute alcohol may be prepared and diluted with isotonic saline.