Brucine sulfate heptahydrate

  • Brucine sulfate (2:1), heptahydrate
  • Strychnidin-10-one, 2,3-dimethoxy-, sulfate (2:1), heptahydrate
Formula
2C23H26N2O4 . H2SO4 . 7H2O
Structure
Description
White solid.
Uses
Used to denature alcohol (ethanol).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5787-00-8
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
4932296
Beilstein Reference
2-27-00-00797

Properties.
Formula
2C23H26N2O4.H2O4S.7H2O
Formula mass
1111.21

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not ingest or inhale.
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 at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizers
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
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 effects similar to those described for ingestion. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. 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
Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   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
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III