- N,N'-Bis(2,3-dihydroxypropyl)-5-[N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-glycola mido]-2,4,6-triiodoisophthalamide
Odorless white powder.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
2.265 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage.
Protective gloves, clean body-covering clothing, safety glasses.
If the exposure limit is exceeded, a half-face dust/mist respirator may be worn for up to ten times the exposure limit or the maximum use concentration specified by the appropriate regulatory agency or respirator supplier, whichever is lowest. A full-face piece dust/mist respirator may be worn up to 50 times the exposure limit, or the maximum use concentration specified by the appropriate regulatory agency, or respirator supplier, whichever is lowest. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-facepiece positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator. WARNING: Air-purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Sweep up and containerize for reclamation or disposal. Vacuuming or wet sweeping may be used to avoid dust dispersal.
Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage. Light sensitive. Hygroscopic.
May emit toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides and iodine when heated to decomposition.
Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire. Wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.
Not considered to be a fire hazard.
OSHA PEL: 15 mg/m3
May provoke an allergic reaction in people allergic to iodine or iodinated substances.
Extremely large oral dosages may produce gastrointestinal disturbances.
Not expected to be a health hazard.
No adverse effects expected.
No adverse effects expected but splashes may cause mechanical irritation.
If large amounts were swallowed, give water to drink and get medical advice.
Not expected to require first aid measures.
Wash exposed area with soap and water. Get medical advice if irritation develops.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower eyelids occasionally. Call a physician if irritation persists.