Quinine sulfate dihydrate
- Quinine, sulfate (2:1), dihydrate
- Cinchonan-9-ol, 6'-methoxy-, (8a,9R)-, sulfate (2:1) (salt), dihydrate
White to off-white solid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 22 42/43
S 22 36/37 45
Melting point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
11 (23 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store protected from light. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale. Wash clothing before reuse.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. May decompose when exposed to light. Light sensitive.
Strong oxidizing agents, direct light.
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Effects may be delayed.
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause muscle tremor and impaired motor function. May cause systemic toxic effects on the heart, liver, and kidneys. Exposure may cause anemia and other blood abnormalities. May cause nausea and vomiting. May cause acute hepatitis. May cause allergic reaction. Ingestion can cause blurred vision, narrowing of the visual field, or blindness.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion. May cause an allergic response.
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. May cause an allergic reaction in certain individuals. May cause sensitization by skin contact.
Causes eye irritation. May cause blindness.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. Induce vomiting by giving one teaspoon of Syrup of Ipecac.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.