Biocytin

  • L-Lysine, N6-(5-hexahydro-2-oxo- 1 H-thieno(3,4-d)imidazol-4-yI)- 1 -oxopentyl)-,(3aS,-(3a-alpha,4Beta,6a-alpha)]-
Formula
C16H28N4O4S
Description
Powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
576-19-2
Merck
12,1268

Properties.
Formula
C16H28N4O4S
Formula mass
372.49
Melting point, °C
241 - 243
Density
1.234 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
2.53 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.02

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Protection
Safety glasses. Lab coat.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...), sulfur oxides (SO2, SO3...).

Fire.
Fire fighting
SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.
Combustion products
May be combustible at high temperature.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.
   Eyes
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention.

Transport.