Safety (MSDS) data for probenecid

Safety (MSDS) data for probenecid


    Synonyms: p-(dipropylsulfamyl)benzoic acid, 4-((dipropylamino)sulfonyl)benzoic acid, apurina, benuryl, ethamide, probecid, proben, probenecid acid, probenemid, prolongine, synergid R, tubophan, uricosid
    Use: renal tubular blocking agent; other medical uses
    Molecular formula: C13H19NO4S
    CAS No: 57-66-9
    EINECS No:

Physical data

    Appearance: white crystalline powder
    Melting point: 194 - 196 C
    Boiling point:
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Density (g cm-3):
    Flash point:
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:
    Water solubility: negligible


    Stable, but may be light sensitive.


    May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin.

    Toxicity data
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    ORL-RAT LD50 1600 mg kg-1
    IPR-RAT LDLO 394 mg kg-1
    ORL-MUS LD50 1666 mg kg-1
    SCU-MUS LDLO 1156 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
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Transport information

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    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses.

    Safety phrases
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This information was last updated on February 15, 2005. We have tried to make it as accurate and useful as possible, but can take no responsibility for its use, misuse, or accuracy. We have not verified this information, and cannot guarantee that it is up-to-date.