2-Chloro-2-propen-1-ol

  • 2-Chloroallyl alcohol
  • b-Chloroallyl alcohol
  • 2-Chloro-2-propenol
  • 2-Chloro-3-hydroxypropene
Formula
C3H5ClO
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5976-47-6
10 20/21/22
16 26 27 36/37/39
RTECS
UD4725000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2920
Beilstein/Gmelin
1361492
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02091
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL

Properties.
Formula
C3H5ClO
Formula mass
92.53
Boiling point, °C
127 - 129
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3 (25 C)
Density
1.1618 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.4589 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
11.45 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
43.7 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-1691 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing. Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
26
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Combustible liquid.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Causes severe irritation.
   Ingestion
May cause toxic effects.
   Inhalation
May cause toxic effects.
   Skin
Contact with substance may cause severe burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water.
   Eyes
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.
UN number
2920
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II