Pinacidil

  • Guanidine, N-cyano-N'-4-pyridinyl-N''-(1,2,2-trimethylpropyl)-, monohydrate
Formula
C13H19N5.H2O
Structure
Description
Powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
85371-64-8
Merck
12,7592

Properties.
Formula
C13H19N5.H2O
Formula mass
263.34
Melting point, °C
164-165

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at room temperature in a tightly sealed container.
Protection
PVC or other plastic material gloves. Safety glasses with side-shields.
Small spills/leaks
Eliminate all ignition sources. Absorb and/or contain spill with inert materials (e.g., sand, vermiculite). Then place in appropriate container. For large spills, use water spray to disperse vapors, flush spill area. Prevent runoff from entering waterways or sewers.
Stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents. Spontaneously flammable products.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)/ammonia/CN-

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam to extinguish. wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear. Water mist may be used to cool closed containers.
Combustion products
Burning produces irritant fumes.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting, higher exposure causes unconsciousness.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation and/or dermatitis.
   Eyes
Avoid contact with eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
   Skin
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
   Eyes
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Transport.