Safety (MSDS) data for quinacrine dihydrochloride  

Safety (MSDS) data for quinacrine dihydrochloride


    Synonyms: quinacrine hydrochloride, quinacrine HCl, 6-chloro-9-((4-(diethylamino)-1-methylbutyl)amino)-2-methoxyacridine dihydrochloride, arichin, atabrine, atabrine hydrochloride, atabrine dihydrochloride, chemiochin, chinacrin, chinacrin hydrochloride, crinodora, erion, italchin, malaricida, mecryl, mepacrine dihydrochloride, methoquine, metochin, metoquin, palacrin, palusan, 866 R.P., SN 390 and various other trade names.
    Molecular formula: C23H30ClN3O . 2HCl
    CAS No: 69-05-6
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: yellow crystals or powder
    Melting point: ca. 248 - 250 C (decomposes)
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    Water solubility: slight


    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or if absorbed through the skin. May cause discolouration of skin.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-RAT LD50 900 mg kg-1
    ORL-MUS LDLO 1000 mg kg-1
    SCU-MUS LD50 212 mg kg-1
    IVN-MUS LDLO 37 mg kg-1
    ORL-RBT LDLO 400 mg kg-1

Transport information

Personal protection

    Safety glasses. Adequate ventilation.

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