Monensin

  • A-3823A
  • Elancoban
  • Monelan
  • Monensic acid
  • 4-[2-[2-Ethyl-5’-(6-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-3,5-dimethyltetrahydropyran-2-yl)-3’-methyloctahydro-[2,2’]bifuranyl-5-yl]-9-hydroxy-2,8-dimethyl-1,6-dioxaspiro[4.5]dec-7-yl]-3-methoxy-2-methylpentanoic acid
  • 2-(5-Ethyltetrahydro-5-(tetrahydro-3-methyl- 5-(tetrahydro-6-hydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3,5-dimethyl-2H-pyran-2-yl)-2-furyl)-2-furyl)- 9-hydroxy-beta-methoxy-alpha,gamma,2,8-tetramethyl-1,6-dioxaspiro(4.5)decane-7-butyric acid,
Formula
C36H62O11
Uses
Additive for poultry and is used as a food additive for cattle. It increases the efficiency of energy absorption.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
17090-79-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
241-154-0
RTECS
JH2829500
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Natural Product; Primary Irritant
Merck
12,6329
Beilstein/Gmelin
1633129
Beilstein Reference
5-19-12-00197
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C36H62O11
Formula mass
670.88
Melting point, °C
117
Boiling point, °C
766
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-27 (25 C)
Density
1.2 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.26 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
127.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
229

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.

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Transport.