Ethylhydrocupreine

  • Cinchonan-9-ol, 6'-ethoxy-10,11-dihydro-, (8-alpha,9R)-
  • Optochin
  • 6'-Ethoxyhydrocinchonidine
  • Hydrocupreine ethyl ether
  • Numoquin
Formula
C21H28N2O2
Structure
Description
Very faintly beige powder
Uses
Antibiotic used to test bot pneumococci.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
522-60-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-333-5
RTECS
MW5950000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Merck
12,3855
Beilstein/Gmelin
92227
Beilstein Reference
4-23-00-03195
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C21H28N2O2
Formula mass
340.47
Melting point, °C
123-128
Boiling point, °C
509
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-11 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.06 (pKb)
Heat of vaporization
82.0 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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Protect from light.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
262
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
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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 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.