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J61048 Denatonium benzoate

CAS Number
3734-33-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J61048-03 1g 24.60
J61048-06 5g 77.80
J61048-14 25g 336.00
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Denatonium benzoate

MDL
MFCD00031578
EINECS
223-095-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C21H29N2O.C7H5O2
Formula Weight
446.59
Form
Powder
Melting point
164-169°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in isopropyl alcohol, methanol. Slightly soluble in acetone. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

The bitterest compound knownDenatonium benzoate is used as an alcohol denaturant and flavor in pharmaceuticals. It is also used in antifreeze, nail biting preventions, respirator mask fit-testing, animal repellents, liquid soaps and shampoos. Further, it is used in air care products. It acts as H1 antihistamine. In addition to this, it is used as a disinfectant.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Moisture sensitive.

Literature References

Kwiatkowski, A.; Czerwicka, M.; Smulko, J.; Stepnowski, P. Detection of Denatonium Benzoate (Bitrex) Remnants in Noncommercial Alcoholic Beverages by Raman Spectroscopy. J. Forensic Sci. 2014, 59 (5), 1358-1363.

Firouzi, M. S.; Firouzi, M.; Nabian, M. H.; Zanjani, L. O.; Zadegan, S. A.; Kamrani, R. S.; Rahimi-Movaghar, V. The effects of picric acid (2,4,6-trinitrophenol) and a bite-deterrent chemical (denatonium benzoate) on autotomy in rats after peripheral nerve lesion. Lab anim 2015, 44 (4), 141-145.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

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
14,2891
Beilstein
8179408
Harmonized Tariff Code
2924.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BO6650000

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