Oxibendazole

  • Oxybendazole
  • 5-Propoxy-2-benzimidazolecarbamic acid methyl ester
  • 5-Propoxy-2-(carbomethoxyamino)benzimidazole
  • Methyl 5-propoxybenzimidazole-2-carbamate
  • Methyl (5-n-propoxy-2-benzimidazolyl)carbamate
  • Methyl (5-propoxy-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)carbamate
Formula
C12H15N3O3
Structure
Uses
Anthelminthic

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
20559-55-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
243-877-7
RTECS
FD0835000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Merck
12,7070
Beilstein/Gmelin
666885
Beilstein Reference
6-25
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H15N3O3
Formula mass
249.27
Melting point, °C
230
Boiling point, °C
459
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
8.01 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.98

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2 - 8 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
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.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.