Brucine dihydrate

  • Strychnidin-10-one, 2,3-dimethoxy-, dihydrate
  • 4,6-Methano-6H,14H-indolo[3,2,1-ij]oxepino[2,3,4-de]pyrrolo[2,3-h]quinoline, strychnidin-10-one deriiv.
Formula
C23H26N2O4.2H2O
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
145428-94-0
UN (DOT)
1570
Beilstein/Gmelin
6038325
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C23H26N2O4*2H2O
Formula mass
430.50
Melting point, °C
174-179

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Poison room locked.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of nitrogen, oxides of carbon, nitrogen.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: For small fires, use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray or alcohol-resistant foam.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Poison by ingestion. May cause tremors and convulsions.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. SPEED IS ESSENTIAL. A DOCTOR MUST BE NOTIFIED AT ONCE.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
1570
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I