Carbadox

  • Mecadox
  • Fortigro
  • Getroxel
  • 2-Formylquinoxaline-1,4-dioxide carbomethoxyhydrazone
  • Methyl-3-(2'-quinoxalinylmethylene) carbazate-N,N-dioxide
  • 3-(2-Quinoxalinylmethylene)carbazic acid methyl ester N,N'-dioxide
Formula
C11H10N4O4
Structure
Uses
Antimicrobial product to prevent and treat dysentery in swine and to maintain weight gain during periods of stress.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6804-07-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
229-879-0
EC Index Number
613-050-00-9
45 11 22
RTECS
FE2779000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
Merck
12,1825
Beilstein/Gmelin
893842
Beilstein Reference
5-24-03-00426
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H10N4O4
Formula mass
262.22
Melting point, °C
243 - 245
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
1.98 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

First aid
 
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.