Hydroxocobalamin acetate

  • Alpharedisol
  • Axion
  • Cobalex
  • alpha-(5,6-Dimethylbenzimidazolyl)hydroxocobamide
  • Vitamin B12a acetate
Formula
C64H93CoN13O17P
Structure
Description
Dark red, orthorhombic needles or platelets from water & acetone. Odorless or has not more than slight acetone odor.
Uses
Medication.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13422-51-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-533-2
RTECS
GG3820000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
12,4854
Beilstein/Gmelin
950695 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C64H93ClCoN13O17P
Formula mass
1406.49
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Disposable latex gloves, safety goggles and disposable protective clothing.
Respirators
NIOSH approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Wear personal protective equipment. Vacuum with unit having HEPA filter. Absorb liquid with paper towels. Place in appropriate contatiner for disposal.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Emits toxic fumes when heated.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish wiht water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or foam as is most appropriate for surrounding fire. Use SCBA and protective clothing.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes.

Health.
Exposure effects
Itching, transitory exanthema, mild transient diarrhea, feeling of swelling of entire body and anaphylaxis.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air.
   Skin
Flush area with water.
   Eyes
Flush area with water.

Transport.