Aflatoxin M1

  • Cyclopenta[c]furo[3',2':4,5]furo[2,3-h][1]benzopyran-1,11-dione, 2,3,6a,9a-tetrahydro-9a-hydroxy-4-methoxy-, (6aR,9aR)-
Formula
C17H12O7
Structure
Description
Potential carcinogen.
Uses
No data on industrial or consumer use.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6795-23-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
229-865-4
26/27/28 40
53 22 36/37/39 45
RTECS
GY1880000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
1441575
Beilstein Reference
6-16

Properties.
Formula
C17H12O7
Formula mass
328.29
Melting point, °C
299
Boiling point, °C
644
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.8E-17 (25 C)
pKa/pKb
10.82 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store with desiccant. Store at 2-8 C
Protection
Personnel should be required to wear complete disposable clothing, including shoe covers, gloves and mask with independent air supply. The ingestion, inhalation, skin absorption, or injection of even a small amount may
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
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.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using 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.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Carcinogin
I-2B, CP65
Exposure effects
Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. Possible Carcinogen (US). Target organ(s): Liver. Calif. Prop. 65 carcinogen.
   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.
   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
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I