Flumequine

  • 9-Fluoro-6,7-dihydro-5-methyl-1-oxo-1H,5H-benzo[ij]quinolizine-2-carboxylic acid
Formula
C14H12FNO3
Structure
Description
White crystalline powder.
Uses
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics used for the treatment of enteric infections in domestic animals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
42835-25-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
255-962-6
22 24/25
UN (DOT)
2588
Merck
13,4163
Beilstein/Gmelin
490724
Beilstein Reference
5-22-06-00398
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H12FNO3
Formula mass
261.25
Boiling point, °C
440
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-8 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
10.61 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.97
Heat of vaporization
73.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store away from heat.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Spilled material should be carefully wiped up or moistened with water and removed.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
230
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.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.
   Ingestion
May be 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 breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   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.
UN number
2588
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1