Ethylmorphine

  • Morphine 3-ethyl ether
  • Codethyline
  • (5a,6a)-7,8-Didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-ethoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-ol
Formula
C19H23NO3
Structure
Uses
Narcotic analgesic; antitussive. US DEA Schedule II substance.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
76-58-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-970-7
36/37/39 45
RTECS
QD0850000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,3876
Beilstein/Gmelin
95657
Beilstein Reference
4-27-00-02232
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C19H23NO3
Formula mass
313.4
Melting point, °C
110 - 115
Boiling point, °C
472
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-9 (25 C)
Density
1.29 g/cm3
Solubility in water
2.2 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
5.81 (pKb)
Heat of vaporization
77.4 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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
239
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. Target organ(s): Central nervous system.
   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.
   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.