Aconitine

  • Acetylbenzoylaconine
  • Aconitane-3,8,13,14,15-pentol, 20-ethyl-1,6,16-trimethoxy-4-(methoxymethyl)-, 8-acetate 14-benzoate, (1a,3a,6a,14a,15a,16b)-
  • 2H-12,3,6a-Ethanylylidene-7,9-methanonaphth[2,3-b]azocine-4,8,9,11,11a(1H,7H)-pentol, 1-ethyldecahydro-6,10,13-trimethoxy-3-(methoxymethyl)-, 11a-acetate 8-benzoate
Formula
C34H47NO11
Structure
Description
White crystalline solid.
Uses
Neurotoxin.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
302-27-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-121-7
EC Index Number
614-008-00-2
RTECS
AR5960000
RTECS class
Human Data; Natural Product
UN (DOT)
1544
Merck
13,120
Beilstein/Gmelin
74608
Beilstein Reference
5-21-06-00310
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-1045

Properties.
Formula
C34H47NO11
Formula mass
645.75
Melting point, °C
198 - 199
Solubility in water
0.26 g/L (15 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
Respirators
Government approved 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, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
4
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
1
Exposure effects
Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Readily absorbed through skin. Target organ(s): Nerves. Heart.
   Ingestion
May be fatal if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be fatal if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be fatal if absorbed through skin. Readily absorbed through skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. 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.
UN number
1544
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I