Pyrilamine maleate

  • Pyridine, 2-((2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)(p-methoxybenzyl)amino)-, maleate (1:1)
Formula
C17H23N3O.C4H4O4
Structure
Description
White crystals or powder. Bitter saline taste.
Uses
An antihistaminic and as a sedative and hypnotic - administered orally.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
59-33-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-422-7
RTECS
UT1225000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Beilstein/Gmelin
3836479
Beilstein Reference
4-22-00-03934
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4373
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C17H23N3O*C4H4O4
Formula mass
401.46
Melting point, °C
101.5 - 103

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH-approved half face respirator equipped with an organic vapor/acid gas cartridge (specific for organic vapors, HCl, acid gas and SO2) with a dust/mist filter.
Small spills/leaks
If you spill this chemical, you should dampen the solid spill material with water, then transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with water to pick up any remaining material. Seal your contaminated clothing and the absorbent paper in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Wash all contaminated surfaces with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with isocyanates, halogenated organics, peroxides, phenols (acidic), epoxides, anhydrides, and acid halides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fires involving this compound can be controlled using a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Symptoms of exposure to this compound may include drowsiness, potentiation of the sedative effect of barbituates, fatigues, vertigo, incoordination, tremor, muscle weakness, dryness of the mouth and throat, tinnitus, pupillary dilation, blurred vision, urinary retention, impotence, epigastric and intestinal pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excitation, euphoria, insomnia, nervousness, palpitation, tachycardia, hypotension, hypersensitivity reactions, respiratory depression, coma and delirium.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.
   Inhalation
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
   Skin
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. If symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop, immediately transport the victim to a hospital.

Transport.