2-Methoxybenzeneethanamine

  • 2-Methoxyphenylethylamine
  • 2-Methoxyphenethylamine
  • 2-(2-Methoxyphenyl)ethanamine
  • 2-(o-Methoxyphenyl)ethylamine
  • 2-(2-Methoxyphenyl)ethylamine
Formula
C9H13NO
Structure
Description
Clear slight brown liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2045-79-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-066-6
Beilstein/Gmelin
775810
Beilstein Reference
3-13-00-01625

Properties.
Formula
C9H13NO
Formula mass
151.20
Boiling point, °C
236
Density
1.0408 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.5391 (25 C)
pKa/pKb
4.34 (pKb)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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 to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids - acid chlorides - acid anhydrides - oxidizing agents - chloroformates.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
> 110
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 spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   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. 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.