2-Ethoxybenzoic acid

  • o-Ethoxybenzoic acid
Formula
C9H10O3
Structure
Description
Slightly yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
134-11-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-130-3
R 36/38
Beilstein/Gmelin
2691039
Beilstein Reference
3-10-00-00098
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H10O3
Formula mass
166.17
Melting point, °C
25
Boiling point, °C
301
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0005 (25 C)
Density
1.173 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.54 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.21 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.03
Heat of vaporization
57.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
118
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.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   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. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.