2-Oxooctanenitrile

  • Octanenitrile, 2-oxo-
Formula
C8H13NO
Structure
Description
Clear brown liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
80997-84-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
279-644-1
UN (DOT)
3276
Beilstein/Gmelin
5493465

Properties.
Formula
C8H13NO
Formula mass
139.19
Boiling point, °C
41
Density
0.88 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a dry area. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
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
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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids, strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
79
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.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. 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.
UN number
3276
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III