4-(2-Furanyl)-3-buten-2-one

  • 1-(2-Furyl)but-1-en-3-on
  • Monofurfurylideneacetone
  • Furfurylideneacetone
  • 4-(2-Furyl)-3-buten-2-one
  • Furfurylidenacetone
Formula
C8H8O2
Structure
Description
Reddish crystalline solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
623-15-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-774-3
RTECS
EM9939000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
109696
Beilstein Reference
5-17-09-00578
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H8O2
Formula mass
136.16
Melting point, °C
39-40
Boiling point, °C
227
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.08 (25 C)
Density
1.0496 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.5788 (45 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.33
Heat of vaporization
46.4 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
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
104
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 spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is flammable.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes 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
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
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

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