Tricosanthin

  • Tian Hua Fen
  • Proteins, specific or class, trichosanthins
Formula
Unspecified
Uses
Active principle of the traditional Chinese medicinal plant with abortifacient activity.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
60318-52-7
23 36/37/39 45
RTECS
YD0806000
Merck
12,9780

Properties.
Formula
Unspecified
Formula mass
~25000

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at -20 C.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. May cause reproductive disorders. Target organs: Female reproductive system.

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. 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.