Diprogulic acid

  • Dikegulac
  • Oxogulonic acid diacetonide
  • (-)-Diacetone-2-keto-L-gulonic acid
  • (-)-2,3:4,6-Di-O-isopropylidene-2-keto-L-gulonic acid
  • 2,3:4,6-Di-O-isopropylidene-a-L-xylo-2-hexulofuranosonic acid
Formula
C12H18O7
Structure
Uses
Plant growth regulator.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18467-77-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
242-348-8
Merck
13,3222
Beilstein/Gmelin
29883
Beilstein Reference
5-19-12-00520
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H18O7
Formula mass
274.27
Melting point, °C
101 - 102
Boiling point, °C
375
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-6 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
1.76 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
68.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at 2-8 C
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
140
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
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

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.