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Formula
C11H18N2O3.Na
Structure
Description
Crystalline granules or white powder.
Uses
Anesthetic; sedative; hypnotic; enhances GABAergic activity.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
57-33-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-323-9
RTECS
CQ6125000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
4283560
Beilstein Reference
6-25
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H18N2O3.Na
Formula mass
249.30
Solubility in water
Freely soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area. 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
Aqueous solutions are unstable upon storage. Solid is stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide. Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Target organ is the central nervous system. Prolonged or repeated exposure can lead to habituation or addiction. Respiratory depression and sedation. Exposure can cause: Gastrointestinal disturbances.
   Ingestion
Toxic if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III