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General Description

Synonyms: hyoscine methyl nitrate; mescomine; methscopolamine nitrate; Skopolate; Skopyl; Viscope

OSHA IMIS Code Number: S150

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 6106-46-3

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: YM3675150

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

solid
molecular weight: 380.39
molecular formula: C17H21NO4•CH3NO3
melting point: 381.2-390.2°C

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Headache, dizziness; nausea, vomiting, dilated pupils, blurred vision, dry mouth, hot dry skin

Health Effects: Target nerves

Affected Organs: CNS

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass fiber filters in 37-mm cassette
    analytical solvent: 20 mM methanesulfonic acid in DI water
    maximum volume: 120 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV (217 nm)
    method reference: OSHA Salt Lake Technical Center In-House File (PV2144)
    method classification: Partially Validated
    note: Samples should be refrigerated upon receipt at lab.

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