It finds its uses as an antimalarial compound. It is a lysosomotropic agent, inhibits Plasmodium falciparum, interferes with ferriprotoporphyrin formation and is a weak SERT inhibitor.
Insoluble in water. Soluble in alcohol and chloroform.
Light Sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
|201° to 206°C|
|−109° (c=0.5 in Ethanol)|
|99%, (total base), may cont. up to 5% quinine|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : GD3500000
TSCA : TSCA