Technical Data
1,2-Dimethyl-3-hydroxypyrid-4-one (Deferiprone)
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: RT
A chelator that could replace disferrioxamine. It is orally and parenterally effective in the removal of iron in vivo from rabbits and mice and also from transferrin and ferritin in vitro.

Melting Point: 253-258C

Solubility: Methanol (sparingly), Water

Method for determining Identity:
Proton NMR Spectroscopic Analysis

TLC Conditions:
SiO2; Dichloromethane: Methanol; 9:1; Visualized with UV and KMnO4; Single spot; Rf=0.3.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.

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Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards:All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.