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Alfa Aesar™ (+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride
CAS 54-71-7
Molecular Formula C11H16N2O2·HCl
Formula Weight 244.72g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012722
UN Number UN1544
Merck Index 14,7424
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AAB2141003

 
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B21410-03
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 202° to 205°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material (+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride
CAS 54-71-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C11H16N2O2·HCl
Formula Weight 244.72g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012722
UN Number UN1544
Merck Index 14,7424
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H330
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALOIDS, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number TK1450000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
(+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride is typically used as an animal model for temporal lobe epilepsy and can mimic the generation of complex partial seizures by producing changes in hippocampal neuron morphology, membrane properties, and synaptic responses. (+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride is a nonselective AChR (cholinergic) agonist that acts under high junctional concentrations of the neurotransmitter. Also, a parasympathomimetic agent with the muscarinic effects of acetylcholine. (+)-Pilocarpine hydrochloride is an activator of mAChR M.

Solubility
Soluble in water (100 mg/ml, with heat as needed), alcohol, chloroform (slightly), DMSO (75 mM), and ethanol. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Hygroscopic. Store at 4°C.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H300-H330
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal if inhaled.