- SKF 62979
- Methyl 5-propylthio-2-benzimidazolecarbamate
- Carbamic acid, (5-(propylthio)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)-, methyl ester
Used to treat tapeworm and roundworm infections. It may also be useful for treating a type of intestonal protozoan infection in AIDS patients.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Melting point, °C
214 - 215
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
May cause liver damage. May cause headache. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause allergic reaction. May cause alopecia (loss of hair). May cause bone marrow depression. Causes gastrointestinal tract irritation.
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
Causes skin irritation. May cause irritation with burning pain, itching and redness. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. Contact with the skin may cause urticaria (hives).
Causes eye irritation.
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.