2-Vinylnaphthalene

  • 2-Ethenylnaphthalene
  • (2-Naphthyl)ethylene
  • b-Vinylnaphthalene
Formula
C12H10
Structure
Description
White to light beige crystalline powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
827-54-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-573-6
S 22 24/25
Beilstein/Gmelin
2038190
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-01833
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H10
Formula mass
154.21
Melting point, °C
66
Boiling point, °C
135 - 137 (18 torr)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
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.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
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.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   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.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.