- 1,2,4-Oxadiazolidine-2-propanoic acid, a-amino-3,5-dioxo-, (aS)-
- 1,2,4-Oxadiazolidine-2-propanoic acid, a-amino-3,5-dioxo-, (S)-;
White solid. Obtained from the seeds and fruit of Quisqualis chinensis.
An agonist at two subsets of excitatory amino acid receptors, ionotropic receptors that directly control membrane channels and metabotropic receptors that indirectly mediate calcium mobilization from intracellular stores
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
190 - 191
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases.
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Harmful if inhaled. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
May cause eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.