Heavy metal chelating agentDL-Penicillamine is used as an antirheumatic. It also serves as a chelating agent for heavy metals. Further, it is used in the treatment of Wilson′s desease, Cystinuria, Scleroderma and arsenic poisoning.
Soluble in ethanol, hot water and sodium hydroxide.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
RTECSNumber : YV9445000
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C