In the datasheet you will find absolute maximum rating
for Collector Base Voltage (Vcbo): 50V, Collector Emitter Voltage
(Vceo): 45V, Emitter Base Voltage (Vebo): 5V, Collector Current (Ic):
500A, Peak Base Current (Ibm): 200mA. Electrical Charactheristics :
100-600 for the DC Current Gain- see completely in datasheet, 1.2V Base
Emitter Saturation Voltage, 700mV Collector Emitter Saturation Voltage,
5pFCollector Capacitance and 100 MHz Transition Frequency.
Detailed information of BC337 NPN general purpose transistor Datasheet from Philips can be downloaded in 9 pages/56 Kb of