Safety (MSDS) data for captopril  

Safety (MSDS) data for captopril


    Synonyms: 1-(O-3-mercapto-2-methyl-1-oxypropyl)-l-proline (S,S), SQ 14225, capoten, captopryl
    Molecular formula: C9H15NO3S
    CAS No: 62571-86-2
    EC No: 263-607-1

Physical data

    Appearance: solid
    Melting point: 104 - 108 C
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    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    May cause sensitzation by skin contact. May cause congenital deformities. May be harmful or act as an irritant. Toxicology not fully investigated.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-MAN LDLO 16 mg kg-1
    ORL-RAT LD50 4245 mg kg-1
    ORL-MUS LD50 2500 mg kg-1
    IVN-MUS LD50 663 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R43 R63.

Transport information

    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, gloves, adequate ventilation.

    Safety phrases
    (The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    S22 S36.

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