2-tert-Butylpyridine

  • 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)pyridine
Formula
C9H13N
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5944-41-2
Beilstein Reference
5-20-06-00121

Properties.
Formula
C9H13N
Formula mass
135.21
Melting point, °C
-33
Boiling point, °C
170
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.5 (25 C)
Critical temperature
399
Critical pressure
32.93
Density
0.905 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
100 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
8.27 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.621
Heat of vaporization
39.55 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
36
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.