Agent Name

5-Chloro-2'-deoxyuridine

CAS Number

50-90-8

Formula

C9-H11-Cl-N2-O5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

5-Chlorodeoxyuridine; Chlorodeoxyuridine; Uridine, 5-chloro-2'-deoxy-; [ChemIDplus] 5-Chloro-2-deoxyuridine; [ToxPlanet: Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents]

Category

Nucleic Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Teratogenicity observed in rats administered 125-1,000 mg/kg on day 12 of gestation; [ToxPlanet: Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents] Intraperitoneal LD50 (rat) = 2,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Suspected carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Uridine."

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