Cysteamine hydrochloride

Purity : >95.0%(T)

CAS No.: 156-57-0
EC No.: 205-858-1
EC Name: 2-aminoethanethiol;hydrochloride
ECHA Name: Mercaptamine hydrochloride

Cysteamine hydrochloride
2-Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride
Cysteamine HCl
2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride

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SKU: Cysteamine hydrochloride ; 156-57-0 ; 2-aminoethanethiol;hydrochloride ; 205-858-1 ; Mercaptamine hydrochloride ; 100.005.327 Category:
Purity / Analysis Method >95.0%(T)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C2H7NS·HCl = 113.60
Physical State (20 deg.C) Solid
Storage Temperature 0-10°C
Store Under Inert Gas Store under inert gas
Condition to Avoid Hygroscopic,Heat Sensitive
CAS RN 156-57-0
PubChem Substance ID 87561949
Merck Index (14) 2779
MDL Number MFCD00012904

Specification & Properties

Appearance White to Almost white powder to crystal
Purity(Iodometric Titration) min. 95.0 %
Melting point 67.0 to 71.0 deg.C
Melting Point 68 deg.C
Solubility in water Completely soluble
Solubility (very soluble in) Alcohol

Safety & Regulations

Safety Information:
Chemical Safety Chemical Safety
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302 : Harmful if swallowed.
H315 : Causes skin irritation.
H319 : Causes serious eye irritation.
H317 : May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H335 : May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P261 : Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
P272 : Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
P270 : Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 : Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P302 + P352 : IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
P337 + P313 : If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P305 + P351 + P338 : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P362 + P364 : Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
P333 + P313 : If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
P301 + P312 + P330 : IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
P304 + P340 + P312 : IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P403 + P233 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P405 : Store locked up.
Related Laws:
RTECS# KJ0200000
Transport Information:
Hazard Classification:

According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance
causes severe skin burns and eye damage,
is harmful if swallowed,
causes serious eye irritation,
may cause respiratory irritation,
may cause an allergic skin reaction and
causes skin irritation.

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