Zolpidem

  • N,N-trimethyl-2-(4-methylphenyl)-imidazo[1,2-a] pyridine-3-acetamide
  • N,N,6-Trimethyl-2-(4-methylphenyl)imidazo(1,2-a)pyridine-3-acetamide
  • Imidazo(1,2-a)pyridine-3-acetamide, 2-(4-methylphenyl)-N,N,6-trimethyl
Formula
C19H21N3O
Structure
Description
DEA controlled substance.
Uses
Sedative.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
82626-48-0
RTECS
NJ5109750
Merck
12,10321

Properties.
Formula
C19H21N3O
Formula mass
307.4
Melting point, °C
196
Density
1.12 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
7.40 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.07

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
This product should be stored at room temperature. It should be kept in a tightly closed container.
Protection
For spill clean up, wear suitable protective clothing, chemical resistant rubber gloves, rubber boots, and chemical safety goggles. Self contained breathing apparatus or NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator is required.
Small spills/leaks
Wipe up spill and place in sealed container and hold for disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate the area and wash spill site after material has been removed.
Stability
Stable if stored as directed.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.

Health.
Exposure effects
This compound is a sedative hypnotic. May be harmful if ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin. May cause irritation to the eyes, skin, mucous membranes or upper respiratory tract. Symptoms of overexposure may include: nausea, dizziness, headache, or gastrointestinal disturbance.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Remove dentures and clear mouth. If person is conscious, rinse mouth with water. Call physician or poison control immediately.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Wash with soap and water for 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Seek medical attention immediately.
   Eyes
Check for and remove contact lenses. Flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes separating eyelids. Seek medical attention immediately.

Transport.