Agent Name

Tropine

CAS Number

120-29-6

Formula

C8-H15-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3-Dihydro-3alpha-hydroxytropidine; 3-alpha-Tropanol; 3alpha-Tropanol; endo-8-Methyl-8-azabicyclo(3.2.1)octan-3-ol; Tropanol; 1-alpha-H,5-alpha-H-Tropan-3-alpha-ol; 1alphaH,5alphaH-Tropan-3alpha-ol (8CI); 8-Azabicyclo(3.2.1)octan-3-ol, 8-methyl-, (3-endo)-; 8-Azabicyclo(3.2.1)octan-3-ol, 8-methyl-, endo- (9CI); [ChemIDplus] (3-endo)-8-Methyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]octan-3-ol; 2,3-Dihydro-3alpha-hydroxy-8-methylnortropidine; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] White or cream-colored crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Tropine is a derivative of tropane containing a hydroxyl group at third carbon. It is also called 3-tropanol. . . . It is also a building block of atropine, a cholinergic drug prototypical of the muscarinic antagonist class." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 139 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

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