OPIUM Basic information

OPIUM Basic information

Product Name: OPIUM

Synonyms: crudeopium;opium,crude;OPIUM;Papaver;opium powder–dea schedule ii item;OPIUM,POWDER;Opiate ELISA;D03444

CAS: 8008-60-4


MW: 0

EINECS: 232-368-5

Product Categories: RECI

Mol File: Mol File

OPIUM Structure

OPIUM Chemical Properties

form powder

Safety Information

Hazard Codes T+

Risk Statements 26/27/28

Safety Statements 22-36/37/39-45

RIDADR UN 2811 6.1/PG 2

WGK Germany 3

RTECS RL2345000

HazardClass 6.1(a)

PackingGroup II

MSDS Information

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OPIUM Usage And Synthesis

Definition opium: A substance obtained from the unripe seed head of the opiumpoppy (Papaver somniferum). It containsa number of alkaloids, includingmorphine and codeine. Seeopiate.

Brand name Dia-quel;Escopon;Ka-thal-pec;Pantopon;Pat.

World Health Organization (WHO) Opium, which is extracted from the unripe seed capsules of the poppy plant, has been used throughout recorded history both in a medicinal and recreational context. Of the pharmacologically active constituents, several alkaloids, including morphine, codeine, papaverine and noscapine, have wide clinical use. Opium produces both physical and psychological dependence and is controlled under Schedule I of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. (Reference: (UNSND) United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs I, , , 1972)

Safety Profile Poison by ingestion. Mutation data reported. Use may lead to habituation and addiction. A narcotic, sedative, analgesic, and hypnotic. Source of morphme, codeine, papaverine, thebaine, etc. Can cause nausea, vomiting, constipation, and respiratory problems. Combustible when exposed to heat or flame. See also MORPHINE.

OPIUM Preparation Products And Raw materials

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