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Alfa Aesar™ Muscimol, 99+%

Selective GABA-a agonist

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Muscimol
CAS 2763-96-4
Molecular Formula C4H6N2O2
Formula Weight 114.1
MDL Number MFCD00057894
UN Number UN1544
Beilstein 1618960
Merck Index 14,6312
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AAJ61720LB0

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J61720LB0
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 114.1
Chemical Name or Material Muscimol
TSCA TSCA
Physical Form Powder
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C4H6N2O2
MDL Number MFCD00057894
CAS 2763-96-4
UN Number UN1544
Merck Index 14,6312
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300
Fatal if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Color White to Off-white
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALOIDS, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number NY3325000
Beilstein 1618960
Quantity 5mg

Applications
Muscimol has been widely employed for this agonist activity in studies probing the consequent effects of GABAA stimulation. It is also used as a potent and specific GABAA receptor agonist/GABA analog. It also inhibits memory retention and attenuates airway constriction in vivo.

Solubility
Soluble in water (10 mg/ml), methanol, ethanol, 0.05 M HCl (20 mg/ml), DMSO (sparingly soluble), DMF (sparingly soluble), and PBS (pH 7.2) (10 mg/ml).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: 2 - 8°C. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H300
Fatal if swallowed.

2° to 8°C