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3734-33-6 - Denatonium benzoate - Bitrex® MacFarlan Smith, A Johnson Matthey Co. - J61048 - Alfa Aesar

J61048 Denatonium benzoate

CAS Number
3734-33-6
Synonyms
Bitrex® MacFarlan Smith, A Johnson Matthey Co.

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 23.18
5g 74.06
25g 251.20
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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°
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-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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