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17β-Hydroxy-2,4,17α-pregnadien-20-yno[2,3-d]isoxazole, 2,4,17α-Pregnadien-20-yno[2,3-d]­isoxa­zol-17-ol
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drug control

regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada


Sanofi Aventis

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Danazol is a weak androgen; anterior pituitary suppressant.

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Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.


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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Hywel D Williams et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 101(9), 3360-3380 (2012-05-31)
The Lipid Formulation Classification System Consortium is an industry-academia collaboration, established to develop standardized in vitro methods for the assessment of lipid-based formulations (LBFs). In this first publication, baseline conditions for the conduct of digestion tests are suggested and a...
Terry Gernsheimer et al.
Blood, 121(1), 38-47 (2012-11-15)
A mild thrombocytopenia is relatively frequent during pregnancy and has generally no consequences for either the mother or the fetus. Although representing no threat in the majority of patients, thrombocytopenia may result from a range of pathologic conditions requiring closer...
E Hughes et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (1)(1), CD000069-CD000069 (2007-01-27)
The synthetic androgen Danazol, was developed in the 1970's as a treatment for endometriosis. Its use was soon advocated in women with unexplained subfertility. Two randomised trials were subsequently conducted to assess the effectiveness of danazol in this population. The...
V Selak et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (4)(4), CD000068-CD000068 (2007-10-19)
Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue (stromal and glandular) outside the normal uterine cavity. Conventional medical and surgical treatments for endometriosis aim to remove or decrease the deposits of ectopic endometrium. The observation that hyper androgenic states...
H Beaumont et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (3)(3), CD001017-CD001017 (2007-07-20)
Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is an important cause of ill health in pre menopausal women. Medical therapy, with the avoidance of possibly unnecessary surgery is an attractive treatment option, but there is considerable variation in practice and uncertainty about the...

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