2,4,4-Trimethylcyclopentanone

  • 2,4,4-Trimethylcyclopentan-1-one
  • (+-)-2,4,4-Trimethylcyclopentanone
Formula
C8H14O
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4694-12-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
225-155-3
S: 26 37 60
UN (DOT)
1224
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H14O
Formula mass
126.20
Melting point, °C
-25.6
Boiling point, °C
159 - 161
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.1 (25 C)
Critical temperature
386
Critical pressure
31.9
Density
0.8772 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4317 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.72
Heat of vaporization
39.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Keep away from ignition sources.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
43
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Fire potential
Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/vapor mixtures is possible.
Combustion products
Oxides of carbon.
Health
1
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Causes irritation of the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.
UN number
1224
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III