1,3-Benzodioxole-5-ethanamine, N-ethyl-a-methyl-, (+-)

  • Methylenedioxyethamphetamine
  • N-Ethyl-a-methyl-1,3-benzodioxole-5-ethanamine
  • N-Ethyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine
  • Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine
  • 3,4-Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine
  • (R,S)-N-Ethyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine
Formula
C12H17NO2
Structure
Description
White solid.
Uses
USDEA Schedule I. DEA Number 7404.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
82801-81-8
36/37/38
RTECS
DF4914523
Merck
12,5805

Properties.
Formula
C12H17NO2
Formula mass
207.27
Melting point, °C
194
Boiling point, °C
300
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0012 (25 C)
Density
1.078 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
0.62 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
3.66 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.34
Heat of vaporization
53.98 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
122
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Target organs: Heart, nerves. Exposure can cause: CNS stimulation. Nausea, dizziness, and headache. Other symptoms of exposure may include dryness of mouth, metallic taste, anorexia, insomnia, and tremor. Prolonged or repeated exposure can lead to habituation or addiction.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.