2,5-Dimethyl-1H-indole

  • 2,5-Dimethylindole
Formula
C10H11N
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1196-79-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
214-816-1

Properties.
Formula
C10H11N
Formula mass
145.20
Melting point, °C
116
Boiling point, °C
282
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.006 (25 C)
Density
1.08 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
0.17 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
12.18 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.06
Heat of vaporization
49.95 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
120
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.
Exposure effects
May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause 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.