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Safety (MSDS) data for sulfanilamide  

Safety (MSDS) data for sulfanilamide


    Synonyms: bacteramid, aniline-p-sulfonic amide, albexan, ambeside, antistrept, astrocid, bactesid, p-amino-benzenesulfonamide, dirpon, deseptyl, gerison, lusil, septinal, large number of further trade names
    Molecular formula: 4-NH2C6H4SO2NH2
    CAS No: 63-74-1
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: white powder
    Melting point: 165 C
    Boiling point:
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Density (g cm-3): 1.08
    Flash point:
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:
    Water solubility: slight


    Stable. Light sensitive. Combustible. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents.


    May be harmful if swallowed or inhaled. Irritant. May be implicated in aplastic anaemia.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-MUS LD50 3700 mg kg-1
    IPR-MUS LD50 930 mg kg-1
    IVN-MUS LD50 621 mg kg-1
    ORL-RBT LD50 1300 mg kg-1
    SCU-MUS LDLO 2500 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R36 R37 R38.

Transport information

Personal protection

    Safety glasses.

    Safety phrases
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