2-Furylacetone

  • 2-Furfuryl methyl ketone
  • 1-(2-Furanyl)-2-propanone
  • Methyl furfuryl ketone
  • 2-Acetonylfuran
Formula
C7H8O2
Structure
Description
Liquid with a stench

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6975-60-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
230-234-0
R: 36/37/38
S: 26 37
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8O2
Formula mass
124.14
Melting point, °C
28 - 30
Boiling point, °C
189 - 180
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.94 (25 C)
Critical temperature
403
Critical pressure
40.3
Density
1.059 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.4700 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.60
Heat of vaporization
41.58

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Ensure adequate ventilation.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
63
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritating to the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.