Sulfaquinoxaline

  • 4-Amino-N-(2-quinoxalinyl)benzenesulfonamide
  • 2-(p-Sulfanilamido)quinoxaline
  • N-(2-Quinoxalinyl)sulfanilamide
  • Ursokoxaline
  • Avicocid
  • Sulfabenzpyrazine
Formula
C14H12N4O2S
Structure
Uses
An antiprotozoal agent used to combat coccidial infections of swine, cattle, fowl, and other veterinary animals. Also used in controlling outbreaks of fowl typhoid and fowl cholera and in treatment of infectious enteritis.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
59-40-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-423-2
22 42/43
22 36/37 45
RTECS
WP2100000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Drug
Merck
12,9109
Beilstein/Gmelin
290026
Beilstein Reference
5-25-11-00125
EPA OPP
77901
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2860
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H12N4O2S
Formula mass
300.34
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3E-12 (25 C)
Solubility in water
50 mg/ml
pKa/pKb
Slightly soluble
Heat of vaporization
83.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
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
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
287
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact. Target organ(s): Blood. Kidneys.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   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.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   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.