g-Carboxy-L-glutamic acid

  • (S)-3-Aminopropane-1,1,3-tricarboxylic acid
  • 4-Carboxyglutamic acid
Formula
C6H9NO6
Structure
Uses
Vitamin K-dependent calcium-binding protein synthesized by osteoblasts and found primarily in bone.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
53861-57-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
258-825-9
Merck
13,1839
Beilstein/Gmelin
2214048
Beilstein Reference
6-04

Properties.
Formula
C6H9NO6
Formula mass
191.14
Melting point, °C
167 - 168
Boiling point, °C
418
Decomposition point, °C
114
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-8 (25 C)
Density
1.79 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
2.13 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
73.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at -20 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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
207
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.
Exposure effects
   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 contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.