2-Furylethanone

  • 2-Acetylfuran
  • 2-Furyl methyl ketone
  • Methyl 2-furyl ketone
  • 1-(2-Furanyl)ethanone
Formula
C6H6O2
Structure
Description
Colorless or yellow or brown solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1192-62-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
214-757-1
EC Class
toxic, irritant
R 21 23/25 36/38
S 23 36/37/39 45
RTECS
OB3870000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
107909
Beilstein Reference
5-17-09-00381
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H6O2
Formula mass
110.11
Melting point, °C
29 - 33
Boiling point, °C
183
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.8 (25 C)
Density
1.098 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.5015 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.46
Heat of vaporization
42.00 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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 and clothing 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
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents; strong bases; and strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
71
Autoignition, °C
370
Upper exp. limit, %
15.2
Lower exp. limit, %
2.1
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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
2811
Response guide
HS Code
2932 19 00