Agent Name

Nicotine tartrate

CAS Number

65-31-6

Formula

C10-H14-N2.2C4-H6-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Nicotine acid tartrate; Nicotine bitartrate; Nicotine ditartrate; Nicotine hydrogen tartrate; Nicotine, tartrate (1:2); Nikotinbitartrat [German]; Pyridine, 3-(1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)-, (S)-, (R-(R*,R*))-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate (1:2); Tartrate de nicotine [French]; Nicotine dihydrogen ditartrate; Pyridine, 3-((2S)-1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)-, (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate (1:2); [ChemIDplus] UN1659

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

White solid; [ICSC] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; May cause CNS effects (convulsions and respiratory failure); May be toxic to human reproduction, based on animal studies; Can be absorbed through skin; [ICSC] May cause irritation; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; May be a reproductive toxicant and teratogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Nicotine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.26E-22 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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