Safety (MSDS) data for amiodarone

Safety (MSDS) data for amiodarone

Hazard: harmful


    Synonyms: cordarone, various other trade names
    Use: antiarrhythmic agent
    Molecular formula: C25H29I2NO3
    CAS No: 1951-25-3
    EINECS No: 217-772-1

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    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    Harmful by ingestion. May be harmful by inhalation or through skin contact.

    Typical Lowest published toxic doses
    ORL-MAN 1714 mg kg-1 / 21 wk intermittent
    ORL-CHD 568 mg kg-1 / 9 wk intermittent
    ORL-WMN 80 mg kg-1 / 10 d intermittent

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    IPN-MUS LD50 254 mg kg-1
    IVN-MUS LD50 178 mg kg-1

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Transport information

Personal protection

    Safety glasses.

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