Palmidrol

  • Palmitoyl ethanolamide
  • N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)hexadecanamide
  • N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)palmitamide
  • N-Hexadecanoylethanolamine
  • N-Palmitoylethanolamine
  • Palmitic acid monoethanolamide
Formula
CH3(CH2)14CONHCH2CH
Structure
Uses
Lipid neurotransmitter.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
544-31-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-867-9
Merck
12,7127
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H37NO2
Formula mass
299.5
Melting point, °C
98.5
Boiling point, °C
462
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.9E-10 (25 C)
Density
0.91 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
14.49 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
5.82
Heat of vaporization
83.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Lab coat. Latex disposable gloves. Safety glasses.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place in disposal container. Avoid raising dust. After removal, ventilate contaminated area and flush thoroughly with water.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, or water spray when fighting fires involving this material. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand (MSHA/NIOSH approved or equivalent), and full protective gear to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.
   Inhalation
If inhaled remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel. Get immediate medical attention.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush eyes with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove any contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Have eyes examined and tested by medical personnel.

Transport.