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Alfa Aesar™ D-(-)-Penicillamine, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material D- (-)-Penicillamine
CAS 52-67-5
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064302
Beilstein 1722375
Merck Index 14,7088
Synonym 3,3-Dimethyl-D-cysteine; 3-Mercapto-D-valine
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AAA1144622

 
alfa aesar™
A11446-22
100g Each for $846.82
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 202° to 204°C (dec.)
pH 4.5 to 5.5
Odor Unpleasant
Quantity 100g
Optical Rotation −63° (c=1 in 1N NaOH)
Chemical Name or Material D- (-)-Penicillamine
CAS 52-67-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H11NO2S
Formula Weight 149.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064302
Beilstein 1722375
Merck Index 14,7088
Synonym 3,3-Dimethyl-D-cysteine; 3-Mercapto-D-valine
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
RTECS Number YV9425000

Applications
It is used mainly as chelating agent in heavy metal poisoning as in lead, mercury and copper poisoning. It is used in Wilson′s disease. It  is used in pharmacy as chelating agent and as immunosuppressant for treating rheumatoid arthritis by reducing the number of T cells, inhibiting the macrophages, by reducing the activity of ″Interleukin 1 and rheumatoid factor and in preventing crosslinking of the collagen. It acts as an exogenous NOS modulator.

Solubility
It is freely soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol, insoluble in chloroform, ether, acetone, benzene, and in carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Stable under normal conditions. Incompatabile to strong oxidizing agents. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: 2 - 8°C.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2°C to 8°C