2-Ethylhexanoyl chloride

  • 2-Ethylcaproyl chloride
  • 2-Ethylhexanoic acid chloride
Formula
C8H15ClO
Structure
Description
Clear slight green liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
760-67-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-081-1
EC Class
very toxic, corrosive
S 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
MP4525000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3265
Beilstein/Gmelin
956601
Beilstein Reference
3-02-00-00805
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8757
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H15ClO
Formula mass
162.66
Melting point, °C
-75
Boiling point, °C
184
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.75 (25 C)
Density
0.93 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4335 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.46
Heat of vaporization
42.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles and a face shield if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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.
Disposal code
11
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Water, alcohols, oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, phosgene gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
69
Autoignition, °C
225
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Will burn if involved in a fire. Extinguishing media: Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical. DO NOT USE WATER!
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
2
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation of the respiratory tract with burning pain in the nose and throat, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and pulmonary edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns. Lachrymator.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   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
3265
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2915 90 80