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Vitamin K3

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Common name: Vitamin K3

Menadione

2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone

Vitamin K3

C11H8O2

F.W. 172.18

CAS#: 58-27-5

Oil soluble.

MSDS for Menadione

1.General
Synonyms: 1,4-dhydro-1,4-dioxo-2-methylnaphthalene, 2-methyl-1,4-naphthalenedione, 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, aquakay, aquinone, hemodal, kaergona, kanone, kappaxan, kappaxin, karcon, kareon, kayklot, kayquinone, kipca, klottone, MNQ, panosine, prokayvit, synkay, thyloquinone, Vitamin K0, Vitamin K3, further trade names
Use: vitamin
Molecular formula: C11H8O
CAS No: 58-27-5
EINECS No: 200-372-6
Physical data
Appearance: yellow powder
Melting point: 102 C
Boiling point:
Vapour density:
Vapour pressure:
Density (g cm-3):
Flash point:
Explosion limits:
Autoignition temperature:
Water solubility:

2. Stability
Stable. May be light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

3. Toxicology
Harmful if swallowed. Skin, eye and respiratory irritant.
Toxicity data
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ORL-MUS LD50 500 mg kg-1
IPR-MUS LD50 50 mg kg-1

4. Risk phrases
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R22 R36 R37 R38.

5. Transport information
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Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.
Personal protection
Safety glasses.
Safety phrases
(The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
S26 S36.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specification of Vitamin K3 (USP):

Assay (C11H8O2; Dried basis): 98.5-101.0%

Melting Range: 105-107C

Loss on Drying: 0.3% Max

Residue on Ignition: 0.1% Max

Ordinary Impurities: To pass test