Erythromycin estolate

  • Erythromycin 2'-propionate dodecyl sulfate
  • Propionylerythromycin lauryl sulfate
  • Erythromycin, monopropionate (ester), compd. with monododecyl sulfate (1:1)
Formula
C40H71NO14.CH3(CH2)
Structure
Uses
Antibiotic.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3521-62-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
222-532-4
22 42/43
RTECS
KF5775000
RTECS class
Drug; Human Data
Merck
12,3722
Beilstein/Gmelin
3897327
Beilstein Reference
4-18-00-07412
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C52H97NO18S
Formula mass
1056.4
Melting point, °C
135 - 140

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

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.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact. Target organ(s): Liver.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.

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 breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.