Cannabinol

  • 6,6,9-Trimethyl-3-pentyl-6H-dibenzo[b,d]pyran-1-ol
Formula
C21H26O2
Structure
Description
Leaflets.
Uses
A component of marijuana, believed to be physiologically inactive.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
521-35-7
RTECS
HP8575000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Merck
12,1793
Beilstein/Gmelin
237145
Beilstein Reference
5-17-04-00567

Properties.
Formula
C21H26O2
Formula mass
310.44
Melting point, °C
75 - 76
Boiling point, °C
185 (0.05 torr)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Protect from light.
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
Wear protective gloves and clothing and safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH-approved half face respirator equipped with an organic vapor/acid gas cartridge (specific for organic vapors, HCl, acid gas and SO2) with a dust/mist filter.
Small spills/leaks
Should a spill occur while you are handling this chemical, you should dampen the solid spill material with alcohol, then transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with alcohol to pick up any remaining material. Seal the absorbent paper, and any of your clothes, which may be contaminated, in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with alcohol followed by washing with a strong soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminate area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Flammable and/or toxic gases are generated by combination with with alkali metals, nitrides, and strong reducing agents Reacts with oxoacids and carboxylic acids to form esters plus water Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fires involving this compound should be controlled with dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact. Possible risk of irreversible effects. Possible mutagen.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.
   Inhalation
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
   Skin
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

Transport.
20. Alcohols. Glycols