Bis(glycinato)copper

  • Copper, bis(glycinato-N,O)
  • Copper diglycinate
Formula
(H2NCH2COO)2Cu
Structure
Description
The monohydrate is long deep-blue needles. The dihydrate is light blue powdery crystals.
Uses
Substance is used in photometric analysis for copper.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13479-54-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-783-2
Merck
12,2707
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H8CuN2O4
Formula mass
211.66
Melting point, °C
123.0

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
INHALATION: Inhalation of dust may cause nasal congestion. EYES: Conjunctivitis and edema of eyelids. SKIN: Irritation. INGESTION: Vomiting caused by local irritant and astringent action of ionic copper on stomach and bowel.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Wash with water.
   Eyes
Wash with water.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CPG