|Density||1.3799 (rough estimate)|
|Melting Point||146-149 °C(lit.)|
|Solubility||H2O: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless|
|Physical and Chemical Properties||Storage condition: Inert atmosphere,Store in freezer, under -20°C|
|Use||Ethyl 3-aminobenzoate methyl sulfonate is the most effective and widely used live fish transportation anesthetic. After MS-222 enters the fish body, it mainly accumulates in the spleen and liver, and its content in the muscles is very small.|
|Hazard Symbols||Xi - Irritant|
|Risk Codes||36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.|
|Safety Description||S26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.|
S36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
Ethyl 3-Aminobenzoate (Ethyl m-Aminobenzoate, NSC 93790, Tricaine) can prevent the generation of action potential through voltage-dependent Na -channels, and is often used for anesthesia, sedation and euthanasia of fish.