1-Iodo-2,2-dimethylpropane

  • Neopentyl iodide
  • 2,2-Dimethyl-1-iodopropane
  • 2,2-Dimethylpropyl iodide
Formula
C5H11I
Structure
Description
Clear, light red liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
15501-33-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
239-533-0
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H11I
Formula mass
198.05
Melting point, °C
-6
Boiling point, °C
126
Vapor pressure, mmHg
14 (24 C)
Density
1.524 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.489
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.26

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
tore away from ignition sources. Protect from light.
Protection
Use goggles and rubber gloves while handling. Use only with adequate ventilation or suitable respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Ventilate area. Contain spill. Take up spill in absorbent and dispose by incineration or other suitable hazardous waste.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. May discolor on exposure to light.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
33
Fire fighting
Firefighters wear SCBA. Extinguish using carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemical.
Fire potential
Flammable liquid.
Combustion products
Will release harmful vapors if involved in a fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, give water or milk and get medical attention.
   Inhalation
For inhalation: remove to fresh air. Administer oxygen or artificial respiration as needed. Get medical assistance.
   Skin
Wash thoroughly with water. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
   Eyes
Rinse at least 15 minutes with water. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.

Transport.