Mepiquat chloride

  • 1,1-Dimethylpiperidinium chloride
  • N,N-Dimethylpiperidium chloride
Formula
C7H16ClN
Structure
Description
Pink liquid. 4-5% solution.
Uses
Plant growth regulator.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
24307-26-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
246-147-6
EC Index Number
613-127-00-7
22 52/53
RTECS
TN4939200
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Merck
12,5903
Beilstein/Gmelin
3914089
Beilstein Reference
4-20-00-00306
EPA OPP
109101
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H16ClN
Formula mass
149.66
Melting point, °C
280

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use.
Protection
Head covering, rubber boots and safety goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Use proper protective equipment. Sweep up and place in a secure contaner with proper disposal. Wash spill area with water containing a strong detergent, absorb with absorbent material and place in container for disposal.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Combustion may generate HCl and oxides of nitrogen.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective cloting. Extinguish using water fog, carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemicals.

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.
   Skin
Slight irritation. May cause sensitization in some individuals.
   Eyes
Slight irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Drink large amounts of wanter and induce vomiting Seek medical attention.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air.
   Skin
Remove contiminated clothing. Wash affected area with soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.

Transport.