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Formula
C20H30ClN3O2
Structure
Uses
Potent, long-acting local anesthetic.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
61-12-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-498-1
RTECS
GD3325000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Primary Irritant
Merck
13,3057
Beilstein/Gmelin
3770332
Beilstein Reference
5-22-05-00278
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C20H30ClN3O2
Formula mass
379.93
Melting point, °C
93 - 101
Solubility in water
330 g/L (37 C)
Refractive index
1.5502 (106 C)

Hazards and Protection.
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Protect from moisture.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas.

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
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
-
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to respiratory system. Risk of serious damage to eyes. Photosensitizer. Target organ(s): Central nervous system. Cardiovascular system.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful 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 severe 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.