Agent Name

Brucine sulfate heptahydrate

CAS Number

60583-39-3

Formula

C46-H52-N4-O8.H2-O4-S.7H2-O

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

2,3-Dimethoxystrychnidin-10-one sulfate (1:1) heptahydrate; Strychnidin-10-one, 2,3-dimethoxy-, sulfate (1:1), heptahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Off-white crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 15.4 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation, CNS effects, convulsions, and tremors; Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Brucine."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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