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A17909 meso-2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic acid, 97%

CAS Number
304-55-2
Synonyms
DMSA
Succimer

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17909-03 1g 25.70
A17909-06 5g 77.20
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meso-2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic acid, 97%

MDL
MFCD00064799
EINECS
206-155-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H6O4S2
Formula Weight
182.22
Melting point
ca 196° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, and ethanol (25 mg/ml, results in colorless to light yellow, clear).

Applications

It is applied as a selective masking agent and chelating agent for cadmium in EDTA titration of zinc.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Vineeta N.; Singh V.; Makkar S. Anti microbial activity of dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA): a new chelating agent.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent.,2001,19(4), 160-163.

Kramer HJ.; Mensikova V.; Bäcker A.; Meyer-Lehnert H.; Gonick HC. Interaction of dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) with angiotensin II on calcium mobilization in vascular smooth muscle cells.Biochem Pharmacol.,2003,65(10), 1741-6.

Water soluble chelating agent.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H361

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P271-P280i-P281-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,8865
Beilstein
1725150
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WM7650000

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