5'-Guanylic acid

  • GMP
  • 5'-Gmp
  • Guanidine monophosphate
  • Guanosine monophosphate
  • Guanosine 5'-monophosphate
  • Guanosine 5'-monophosphoric acid
Formula
C10H14N5O8P
Structure
Uses
The disodium salt as flavor intensifier, like sodium inosinate and sodium glutamate.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
85-32-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-598-8
RTECS
MF9283000
Merck
12,4600
Beilstein/Gmelin
59430
Beilstein Reference
4-26-00-03910
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H14N5O8P
Formula mass
363.22
Melting point, °C
91 - 93
Boiling point, °C
65 (0.05 torr)
Density
2.47 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
1.86 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 4 C. Keep dry.
Protection
Pvc or other plastic material gloves. Safety glasses with side-shields. Usual safety precautions while handling the product will provide adequate protection against this potential effect.
Respirators
Breathing apparatus only if aerosol or dust is formed.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal. Prevent product from entering drains.
Stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing and spontaneously flammable products.
Decomposition
Oxides of nitrogen, ammonia, cyanide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam. As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear
Combustion products
Burning produces irritant fumes.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause allergic skin reaction.
   Eyes
Avoid contact with eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
   Skin
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
   Eyes
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Transport.