2-Acetonaphthone

  • b-Naphthyl methyl ketone
  • 2-Naphthyl methyl ketone
  • 1-(2-Naphthalenyl)ethanone
  • 1-(2-Naphthyl)ethanone
  • 2-Acetylnaphthalene
  • Methyl 2-naphthyl ketone
Formula
C12H10O
Structure
Description
White powder. Orange blossom odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
93-08-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-216-2
EC Class
dangerous for the environment
R 51/53
S 22 24/25
RTECS
AL2988000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
3077
Beilstein/Gmelin
774965
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-01294
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H10O
Formula mass
170.21
Melting point, °C
52 - 54
Boiling point, °C
300
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5 (19 C)
Density
1.1171 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
2.01 cp (90 C)
Refractive index
1.6279 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not breathe dust.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
168
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Causes irritation of the mucous membrane and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. May cause chemical conjunctivitis.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or 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
3077
Response guide
HS Code
2914 39 00