Choline dihydrogencitrate salt

  • Salts of (2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium
  • 2-Hydroxyethyltrimethylammonium dihydrogen citrate
  • Ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, salt with 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid (1:1)
Formula
[HOCH2CH2N+(CH3)3][
Structure
Uses
Acyl group acceptor. Choline acetyltransferase substrate.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
77-91-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-068-6
RTECS
GA2582000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,2263
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8291
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H21NO8
Formula mass
295.29
Melting point, °C
105-107.5
Solubility in water
soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at 2-8 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. 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.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.