Fluoxetine hydrochloride

  • Prozac¨
  • (±)-N-Methyl-g-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]benzenepropanamine hydrochloride
  • Benzenepropanamine, N-methyl-g-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-, hydrochloride
Formula
C17H19ClF3NO
Structure
Description
White solid
Uses
Selective serotonin uptake inhibitor; antidepressant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
59333-67-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
260-101-2
36/37/39
RTECS
UI4050000
Beilstein/Gmelin
4359914
Beilstein Reference
6-13
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C17H19ClF3NO
Formula mass
345.79
Melting point, °C
140 - 141
Solubility in water
4 mg/mL

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
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, Hydrogen fluoride, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
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
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
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.