Agent Name

Amprolium hydrochloride

CAS Number

137-88-2

Formula

C14-H19-N4.Cl.Cl-H

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Amprol; Amprol 25; Amprol 25 per cent; Amprolium HCl; Amprolsol vet; Corid 20%; Corid vet; Mepyrium; Pyridinium, 1-((4-amino-2-propyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-2-methyl-, chloride, monohydrochloride; Thiacoccid; 2-Picolinium, 1-((4-amino-2-propyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-, chloride, monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Animal Feed Additives

Description

Solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in poultry feed to control coccidiosis; [Kanerva, p. 1751]

Comments

Asthma reported in a poultry feed mixer; [Malo] Allergic contact dermatitis reported in feed mill workers; [Kanerva, p. 1752] Interferes with thiamine metabolism possibly resulting in thiamine deficiency; [ChemIDplus] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

Occupational dermatitis in animal feed mill workers

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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