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B22873 Cystamine dihydrochloride, 97+%

CAS Number
56-17-7
Synonyms
Bis(2-aminoethyl) disulfide dihydrochloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B22873-14 25g 37.70
B22873-22 100g 96.10
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Cystamine dihydrochloride, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00012905
EINECS
200-260-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H12N2S2•2HCl
Formula Weight
225.20
Melting point
217-220°
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Cystamine dihydrochloride acts as an anti-infective agent, which is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. It is also used as a radiation-protective agent that interferes with sulfhydryl enzymes. Further, it serves as a heparin antagonist and sulfhydryl modifying reagent. In addition to this, it is used as an inhibitor of TGase.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Shi, H.; Zhou, K.; Yu, Q.; Cui, Z.; Jiang, Y.; Lu, X.; Cai, Y. Programmable self-assembly of a cystamine-block copolymer in response to pH and progressive reduction-ionization-oxidation. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (42), 7455-7463.

Li, H.; Jiang, H.; Zhao, M.; Fu, Y.; Sun, X. Intracellular redox potential-responsive micelles based on polyethylenimine-cystamine-poly(epsilon-caprolactone) block copolymer for enhanced miR-34a delivery. Poly. Chem. 2015, 6 (11), 1952-1960.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335-H500

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. 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
14,2776
Beilstein
3616850
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KR7260000

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