Chelerythrine chloride

  • (1,3)Benzodioxolo(5,6-c)phenanthridinium, 1,2-dimethoxy-12-methyl-, chloride
  • Chelerythrine hydrochloride
Formula
C21H18ClNO4
Structure
Description
odorless yellow powder

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3895-92-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-444-9
RTECS
FL9200000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
3898541
Beilstein Reference
4-27-00-06515
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C21H18NO4*Cl
Formula mass
383.83
Melting point, °C
195-214

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Deep freeze (below -20 C).
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause headache, drowsiness, and
   Inhalation
May be fatal if inhaled. Harmful if inhaled. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Exposure to high concentrations may cause narcosis.
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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.

Transport.