- Benzenepropanoic acid, 4-[2-hydroxy-3-[(1-methylethyl)amino]propoxy]-, methyl ester
Clear, colorless to slightly yellow solution with a distinctive alcohol odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
48 - 50
1.026 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store at room temperature in a dark location. Keep containers closed.
Do not consume food or drink in the area. Use good housekeeping procedures.
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Use air purifying respirator or air supplied respirator if necessary.
Use appropriate protective equipment during cleanup. No special procedures are required for small spills.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
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. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Low heart rate and abnormally low blood pressure are common. Respiratory depression may occur with severe poisoning. fatigue, sleepiness, headache, sedation and confusion may develop with therapeutic use. CNS depression, coma and seizures may develop in overdose.
Nausea and vomiting may be noted. Mesenteric ischemia has been reported as a sequelae of overdose.
Increased airway resistance, wheezing, pulmonary edema, cyanosis, respiratory depression may develop. In severe cases respiratory arrest may occur.
Diplopia and eye irritation may develop with therapeutic use. Mydriasis has been reported overdose.
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.