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Betamethasone

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 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

USP

vapor pressure

<0.0000001 kPa ( 25 °C)

API family

betamethasone

packaging

pkg of 200 mg

manufacturer/tradename

USP

color

white to off-white

mp

235-237 °C (lit.)
447.8-473 °F (231—245°C; decomposes)

solubility

acetone: sparingly soluble
chloroform: very slightly soluble
ethanol: sparingly soluble
ether: very slightly soluble
methanol: sparingly soluble
water: insoluble

density

0.305 g/cm3 at 25 °C (77°F)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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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Betamethasone British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

BP575

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34166

Betamethasone

manufacturer/tradename

USP

manufacturer/tradename

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manufacturer/tradename

BP

manufacturer/tradename

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format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical

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clinical testing

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

-

agency

USP

agency

BP, EP, USP, traceable to BP 575, traceable to Ph. Eur. B1000000, traceable to USP 1066009

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agency

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

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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signalword

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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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Simultaneous determination of dexamethasone and betamethasone in pharmaceuticals by reversed-phase HPLC
Santos-Montes A, et al.
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