Agent Name

2-Hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin

CAS Number

128446-35-5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hydroxypropyl betadex [NF]; HPB; Hydroxypropyl betadex; beta-Hydroxypropylcyclodextrin; beta-Cyclodextrin, 2-hydroxypropyl ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White or beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A complexing agent; [ChemIDplus] Cyclodextrins are used in the food and drug industries and in environmental engineering; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) > 5,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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