Dimethylglycine hydrochloride

  • (Dimethylamino)acetic acid hydrochloride
  • Glycine, N,N-dimethyl-, hydrochloride
  • N,N-Dimethylglycine hydrochloride
Formula
(CH3)2NCH2COOH.HCl
Structure
Description
White crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2491-06-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-648-2
R 36/37/38
RTECS
MB9990000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
13,3270
Beilstein/Gmelin
3910578
Beilstein Reference
3-04-00-01124
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H10ClNO2
Formula mass
139.58
Melting point, °C
190 - 193
Density
1.326 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

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. To extinguish fire, use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or regular foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
Dusts may cause persistent eye irritation and conjunctivitis.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2922 49 95