2-Phenylbutyryl chloride

  • a-Phenylbutyryl chloride
  • 2-Phenylbutanoyl chloride
  • Benzeneacetyl chloride, a-ethyl-
Formula
C10H11ClO
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
36854-57-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
253-241-0
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3265
Beilstein/Gmelin
2045209
Beilstein Reference
4-09-00-01817
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H11ClO
Formula mass
182.64
Boiling point, °C
43 (0.2 torr)
Density
1.093 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5169 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, reducing agents, acids, bases.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
98
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
   Skin
Causes skin burns. Causes blistering of the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   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
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