Meloxicam

  • Movalis
  • 2H-1,2-Benzothiazine-3-carboxamide, 4-hydroxy-2-methyl-N-(5-methyl-2-thiazolyl)-, 1,1-dioxide
Formula
C14H13N3O4S2
Structure
Description
Light yellow powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
71125-38-7
Merck
12,5869
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H13N3O4S2
Formula mass
351.41
Melting point, °C
254
Density
1.613 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
4.5 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.71

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 4 C.
Protection
Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container.
Stability
Stable if stored as directed.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water spray, fog, dry chemical powder or foam to extinguish. Do not use water jet. wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear.
Combustion products
Carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...), sulfur oxides (SO2, SO3...).
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.
   Eyes
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Transport.