Safety (MSDS) data for tolbutamide

Safety (MSDS) data for tolbutamide

Hazard: harmful


    Synonyms: 1-Butyl-3-(para-tolyl sulfonyl) urea, 1-butyl-3-(p-methylphenylsulfonyl)urea, N-butyl-N'-p-toluenesulfonylurea, N-butyl-N'-toluene-p-sulfonylurea, N-n-butyl-N'-tosylurea; 1-butyl-3-tosylurea, N-(sulfonyl-p-methylbenzene)-N'-n-butylurea 1-p-toluenesulfonyl-3-butylurea, N-(p-tolylsulfonyl)-N'-butylcarbamide, tolylsulfonylbutylurea; 3-(p-tolyl-4-sulfonyl)-1-butylurea, N-((butylamino)carbonyl)-4-methylbenzenesulfonamide
    Use: drug, hypoglycemic agent
    Molecular formula: C12H18N2O3S
    CAS No: 64-77-7
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: solid
    Melting point: 128 - 129 C
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    Specific gravity: 1.245
    Flash point:
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    Stable. Combustible.


    No evidence of mutagenic effects. Experimental teratogen in women.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any toxicological abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-MUS LD50 2600 mg kg-1

Personal protection

    Safety glasses and gloves. Adequate ventilation.

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