3-Chloro-2-butanone

  • 2-Chloro-3-butanone
  • 1-Chloroethyl methyl ketone
  • 3-Chlorobutanone
Formula
CH3CHClCOCH3
Structure
Description
Yellow clear liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4091-39-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-834-9
EC Class
flammable, irritant
R 10 22 36/37/38
S 23 26 36/37/39
RTECS
EL7062000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1224
Beilstein/Gmelin
385637
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-03256
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H7ClO
Formula mass
106.55
Boiling point, °C
114
Vapor pressure, mmHg
203 (25 C)
Density
1.032 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.4219 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Flammables-area.
Handling
Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, while using/wearing the proper protective equipment.
Disposal code
2
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
23
Autoignition, °C
460
Lower exp. limit, %
2.30
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Extinguish fire using water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   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
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
1224
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2914 70 90