Dendrotoxin

Description
Solid.
Uses
Biochemical tool for K+ channels.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
74811-93-1
RTECS
HF9298000
UN (DOT)
3172

Properties.
Formula
Unspecified

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at -20 C in a tightly sealed container.
D1a
Respirators
Breathing apparatus only if aerosol or dust is formed.
Small spills/leaks
Eliminate all ignition sources. Absorb and/or contain spill with inert materials (e.g., sand, vermiculite). Then place in appropriate container. For large spills, use water spray to disperse vapors, flush spill area. Prevent runoff from entering waterways or sewers.
Stability
PCV or other plastic material gloves, safety glasses with side-shields and normal laboratory clothing.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam. Water mist may be used to cool closed. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.
Combustion products
Burning produces irritant fumes.
Health
4
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Symptoms of overexposure may be headache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomiting. Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting, higher exposure causes unconsciousness.
   Ingestion
Very toxic if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful by inhalation.
   Skin
Harmful in contact with skin.
   Eyes
Risk of serious damage to eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
   Skin
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
   Eyes
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Transport.
UN number
3172
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I