Agent Name

Muldamine

CAS Number

36069-45-1

Formula

C29-H47-N-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Alkaloid Q; Alkaloid Q, from veratrum californicum; 16,28-Secosolanid-5-ene-3,16-diol, 16-acetate, (3-beta, 16-alpha, 22-alpha)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

A steroidal alkaloid found in Veratrum californicum (California false hellebore); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Plants- veratrum alkaloids"; Excessive amounts can cause death by central respiratory depression; [HSDB] Veratrum alkaloids (e.g., black snakeroot, false hellebore, and skunk cabbage) cause gastroenteritis, bradycardia, paresthesias, AV block, and syncope;; [Olson, p. 376-92]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.23E-13 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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