Pamoic acid is used in preparation of repository derivatives of medicinal agents, used in pharmacology to increase the solubility of a drug in water.
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Miao Du.; Zhi-Hui Zhang.; Wei Guo.; Xiao-Juan Fu. Multi-Component Hydrogen-Bonding Assembly of a Pharmaceutical Agent Pamoic Acid with Piperazine or 4,4?-Bipyridyl: A Channel Hydrated Salt with Multiple-Helical Motifs vs a Bimolecular Cocrystal. Cryst. Growth Des. 2009, 9, (4), 1655-1657.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.