Erythromycin glucoheptonate (1:1)

  • Ilotycin glucoheptanoate
  • Erythromycin glucoheptonic acid salt
  • Erythromycin gluceptate
  • D-Glycero-D-gulo-Heptonic acid, compd. with erythromycin (1:1)
Formula
C37H67NO13.C7H14O8
Description
White powder. Odorless.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
23067-13-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
245-407-6
RTECS
KF4950000
Merck
12,3723
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C44H81NO21
Formula mass
960.12
Melting point, °C
95-140
Solubility in water
Very soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Contain dry material by sweeping up/vacuuming. Do not cause dust formation.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, peroxides, permanganates, nitric acid.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water, CO2, dry chemical powder, foam/halon. Wear SCBA and full protective gear.
Hazards
May form dust mixtures in air which could explode if subjected to an ignition source.

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause allergic reactions.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Don’t induce vomiting. If available, administer activated charcoal (6-8 heaping teaspoons) with 2-3 glasses of water. Don’t give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Obtain medical attention.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.