Betaine hydrochloride is a naturally occurring compound that has been of interest for its role in osmoregulation. As a drug, it has been used as a source of hydrochloric acid in the treatment of hypochlorhydria. Betaine has also been used in the treatment of liver disorders, for hyperkalemia, for homocystinuria and for gastrointestinal disturbances.
Soluble in water.
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECSNumber : BP3136000
TSCA : TSCA