1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone

  • N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone
Formula
C6H9NO
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
88-12-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-800-4
EC Index Number
613-168-00-0
EC Class
Carcinogenic Category 3; Harmful; Irritant
R 20/21/22 37 40 41 48/20
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
UY6107000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
110513
Beilstein Reference
5-21-06-00330
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8784
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H9NO
Formula mass
111.14
Melting point, °C
12 - 13
Boiling point, °C
218
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.13 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
3.8(AIR=1)
Saturation Concentration
131.6 ppm (0.01%) at 24 C (calculated)
Density
1.0458 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Viscosity
0.21 cp (20 C)
Refractive index
1.5125 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.37
Heat of fusion
15.3 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
48.80 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Store at around 20 C.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Disposal code
9
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents, acids.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
95
Autoignition, °C
240
Upper exp. limit, %
10
Lower exp. limit, %
1.4
Fire fighting
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
Will burn if involved in a fire. Vapors may form an explosive mixture with air.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
1*
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause nausea and vomiting. Chronic exposure may cause liver damage.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause headache. Chronic exposure may cause ung damage.
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2933 79 00