H500 2-Methylnaphthoquinone - AK Scientific
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  Catalog ID # H500
, 97% (HPLC)

CAS Registry #:[58-27-5]
MDL Number:MFCD00001681
Purity:97% (HPLC)
Physical Form:Yellow to yellow-green powder
Melting Point:104-108°C
Shipping:Normal Temperature


 2-Methylnaphthoquinone is a synthetic chemical compound sometimes used as a nutritional supplement because of its vitamin K activity. It is an analog of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position, but can be converted to active vitamin K2, menaquinone, after alkylation in vivo. 2-Methylnaphthoquinone is used in the treatment of Hypoprothrombinemia outside of the United States.

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Risk Description(s)
R22:Harmful if swallowed.
R36/37/38:Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin

Safety Description(s)
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36:Wear suitable protective clothing.

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