Daminozide

  • B-9
  • ALAR
  • ALAR-85
  • Aminozid
  • Aminozide
  • Daminozide
Formula
HOOCCH2CH2CONHN(CH3
Structure
Description
Odorless white crystals or powder.
Uses
Former use a plant growth regulating agent used in orchard crops and ornamentals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1596-84-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
216-485-9
EC Index Number
607-171-00-6
EC Class
Carcinogenic Category 3
RTECS
WM9625000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Tumorigen; Mutagen
Merck
12,2874
Beilstein/Gmelin
1863230
EPA OPP
35101
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3954
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12N2O3
Formula mass
160.17
Melting point, °C
154-155
Density
1.34 g/cm3
Solubility in water
100 g/kg @ 25 C

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, and bases Incompatible with wetting agents, alkaline materials, oils and copper-containing compounds.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.

Health.
Carcinogin
CP65
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
CNS depression was reported in fatally poisoned animals. No teratogenic effects were seen in rats.
   Ingestion
Gastrointestinal irritation and diarrhea were noted in animals fatally poisoned.
   Inhalation
Symptoms of exposure to this compound may include convulsions, coma, liver and kidney damage and irritation to the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove 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 immediately.

Transport.