2,6-Dimethoxyacetophenone

  • Ethanone, 1-(2,6-dimethoxyphenyl)-
Formula
C10H12O3
Structure
Description
Solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2040-04-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-034-1
RTECS
AM8400000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
2048976
Beilstein Reference
4-08-00-01811
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-7275

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O3
Formula mass
180.22
Melting point, °C
65 - 66
Boiling point, °C
314
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0005 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.78
Heat of vaporization
55.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
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
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.
Flash Point,°C
111
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   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. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III