2-Chloro-2-methylbutane

Formula
CH3CH2C(CH3)2Cl
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
594-36-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-836-2
EC Class
highly flammable
S 16 23 29 33
UN (DOT)
1107
Beilstein/Gmelin
1696930
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00357
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H11Cl
Formula mass
106.60
Melting point, °C
-73
Boiling point, °C
83
Critical temperature
236
Density
0.8591 g/cm3 (20C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
0.56 cp (20 C)
Surface tension
22.3 g/s2 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.4055 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
33.91 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Flammables-area.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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 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.
Disposal code
2
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
3
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
Flammable Liquid.
Hazards
Vapors may form an explosive mixture with air.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation of the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. 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.
   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 eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1107
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
II
 
USCG CHRIS Code
CLF
 
36 Halogenated hydrocarbons
HS Code
2903 19 80