Hymenoxone

  • Furo[2',3':5,6]cyclohepta[1,2-c]pyran-2(3H)-one, decahydro-5,7-dihydroxy-4a,9-dimethyl-3-methylene-, (3aR,4aS,5R,7R,8aS,9R,10aR)-
Formula
C15H22O5
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
57377-32-9
RTECS
LV1599200
RTECS class
Mutagen; Natural Product
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
3593490

Properties.
Formula
C15H22O5
Formula mass
282.37
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
12.48 (pKa)

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
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
muscle tremors and seizures have been seen in fatally poisoned animals; CNS depression has also been noted.
   Ingestion
Loss of appetite, abdominal pain, vomiting, and bloating have all been symptoms seen in animals.
   Inhalation
Acute congestion, edema, dyspnea, and pulmonary hemorrhages have been seen in poisoned animals.
   Skin
Sesquiterpene lactones are important causes of allergic contact dermatitis in humans. There are more than 50 species which are known to cause allergic contact dermatitis.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove all exposed clothing and jewelry taking necessary precautions to prevent secondary exposure to health care providers. Irrigate exposed areas promptly with copious amounts of water for at least 30 minutes. Wash the skin, including hair and nails, vigorously; do repeated soap washings. Discard contaminated clothing.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III