1,3-Butadiene diepoxide

  • 2,2'-Bioxirane
  • Butadiene dioxide
  • Diepoxybutane
  • Dioxybutadiene
  • 1,2:3,4-Diepoxybutane
  • Butadiene diepoxide
Formula
C4H6O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.
Uses
Research chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1464-53-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-979-1
EC Index Number
603-060-00-1
EC Class
Carcinogenic Category 2; Mutagenic Category 2; Very toxic; Toxic; Corrosive
R 45 46 24/25 26 34
RTECS
EJ8225000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2929
Merck
13,3709
Beilstein/Gmelin
79833
Beilstein Reference
5-19-01-00185
RCRA
U085
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-1536
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H6O2
Formula mass
86.10
Melting point, °C
4
Boiling point, °C
138
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4
Density
1.113 g/cm3 (16 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.435 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.28

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator/flammables.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, acids, bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
45
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
OSHA: Possible Select carcinogen
Carcinogin
I-2B, N-2, CP65
Poison_Class
1*
Exposure effects
No data were available to assess the teratogenic potential of this agent. <br>No data were available to assess the potential effects of exposure to this agent during pregnancy or lactation.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Poison by ingestion.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Toxic if inhaled. May cause nausea, dizziness, and headache.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material. Toxic in contact with skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2929
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II
 
USCG CHRIS Code
DEX