Cannabidiol

  • trans-2-[3-Methyl-6-(1-methylvinyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-yl]-5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol, (1R-)
  • 2-[1R-3-methyl-6R-(1-methylethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-yl]-5-pentyl- 1,3-benzenediol
  • CBD
  • Resorcinol, 2-p-mentha-1,8-dien-3-yl-5-pentyl-, trans-(-)-
Formula
C21H30O2
Structure
Description
Crystalline solid.
Uses
DEA Schedule I regulated compound. Lipid neurotransmitter.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13956-29-1
RTECS
VH1600000
Merck
12,1792

Properties.
Formula
C21H30O2
Formula mass
314.47
Melting point, °C
66 - 67
Boiling point, °C
188.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.1E-6 (25 C)
Density
1.025 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
250 mg/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
9.64 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
7.03
Heat of vaporization
66.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Safety glasses, latex disposable gloves, lab coat.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place in disposal container. Avoid raising dust. After removal, ventilate contaminated area and flush thoroughly with water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
166
Fire fighting
Use alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, water, or dry chemical spray when fighting fires involving this material. wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand (MSHA/NIOSH approved or equivalent), and full protective gear to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects
Material may be irritating to the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. May cause eye, skin, or respiratory system irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention. Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.
   Inhalation
If inhaled remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel. Get immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Hold eyelids apart and flush eyes with plenty of water. After initial flushings, remove any contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 20 minutes. Have eyes examined and tested by medical personnel.

Transport.