Meglumine diatrizoate

  • Ditrizoate methylglucamine
  • Meglumine amidotrizoate
  • 3,5-Diacetamido-2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid methylglucamine salt
  • Methylglucamine 3,5-bis(acetylamino-2,4,6-triiodobenzoate)
  • Methylglucammonium 2,4,6-triiodo-3,5-dipropionamidobenzoate
  • D-Glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, 3,5-diacetamido-2,4,6-triiodobenzoate (salt)
Formula
C11H9I3N2O4.C7H17NO
Structure
Uses
X-ray contrast medium for diagnostic radiology.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
131-49-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-024-7
RTECS
LZ4315000
RTECS class
Drug; Human Data
Merck
12,5851
Beilstein/Gmelin
4120465
Beilstein Reference
6-14
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H26I3N3O9
Formula mass
809.13
Melting point, °C
189-193 (decomposes)

Hazards and Protection.
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.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

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.
Exposure effects
Avoid contact and inhalation.

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 breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   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.