Choline glycerophosphate

  • Glycerophosphorylcholine
  • Choline alfoscerate
  • sn-Glycero-3-phosphocholine
  • Choline, hydroxide, 2,3-dihydroxypropyl hydrogen phosphate, inner salt, D-
  • Ethanaminium, 2-[[(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)hydroxyphosphinyl]oxy]-N,N,N-trimethyl-, hydroxide, inner salt, (R)-
Formula
C8H20NO6P
Structure
Description
Very hygroscopic. Derived from soy lecithin.
Uses
A putative cognition enhancer and a putative growth hormone secretagogue.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
28319-77-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
248-962-2
11 23/24/25 39/23/24/25
16 36/37 45
RTECS
KH2775000
RTECS class
Drug
UN (DOT)
1230
Merck
12,2260
Beilstein/Gmelin
6062450
Beilstein Reference
6-04
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H20NO6P
Formula mass
257.22
Melting point, °C
-98
Boiling point, °C
64 - 65
Vapor pressure, mmHg
98 (20 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
1.1
Density
0.791 g/cm3 (25 C)
Refractive index
1.329 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Store at -20 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides, Oxidizing agents, Alkali metals, Reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
11
Autoignition, °C
385
Upper exp. limit, %
6
Lower exp. limit, %
36
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Flammable liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Toxic. Irritating to eyes and skin. Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Target organ(s): Eyes. Kidneys.
   Ingestion
Toxic if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Toxic if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   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.
UN number
1230
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
II