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Betamethasone

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
9α-Fluoro-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-16β-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16β-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16β-methylprednisolone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C22H29FO5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
392.46
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

agency

EP

API family

betamethasone

packaging

pkg of 60 mg

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

storage condition

protect from light

color

white

mp

235-237 °C (lit.)
235.6 °C (456.1°F at 1013.0 hPa)

solubility

water: slightly soluble 0.063 g/L at 37 °C

density

0.305 g/cm3 at 25 °C (77°F)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12C[C@H](C)[C@](O)(C(=O)CO)[C@@]1(C)C[C@H](O)[C@@]3(F)[C@@]2([H])CCC4=CC(=O)C=C[C@]34C

InChI

1S/C22H29FO5/c1-12-8-16-15-5-4-13-9-14(25)6-7-19(13,2)21(15,23)17(26)10-20(16,3)22(12,28)18(27)11-24/h6-7,9,12,15-17,24,26,28H,4-5,8,10-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,15-,16-,17-,19-,20-,21-,22-/m0/s1

InChI key

UREBDLICKHMUKA-DVTGEIKXSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

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General description

Betamethasone, a synthetic glucocorticoid, belongs to the corticosteroid family of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Betamethasone EP reference standard may be used as a pharmaceutical primary standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by chromatographic and spectrophotometric techniques.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

pictograms

Health hazard

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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