3-(2-Furanyl)-2-propenal

  • 2-Furanacrolein
  • 1-(2-Furanyl)-1-propen-3-al
  • 3-(2-Furyl)-2-propenal
  • 2-(2-Formylvinyl)furan
Formula
C7H6O2
Structure
Description
Light brown powder. Cinnamon odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
623-30-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-785-3
R 22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
LT8528500
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1759
Beilstein/Gmelin
107570
Beilstein Reference
5-17-09-00120
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H6O2
Formula mass
122.13
Melting point, °C
54
Boiling point, °C
242
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.04 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.28
Heat of vaporization
47.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
99
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, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Not available.
   Inhalation
May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and delayed lung edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting and seek IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ADVICE.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.

Transport.
UN number
1759
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III