4-(3-Oxobutyl)phenyl acetate

  • 4-(4-Acetoxyphenyl)-2-butanone
  • 4-(p-Acetoxyphenyl)-2-butanone
  • 4-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone, acetate
  • 4-(4-Acetoxphenyl)butan-2-one
Formula
C12H14O3
Structure
Uses
Used in melon fly traps as and attractant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3572-06-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
222-682-0
RTECS
EL8950000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Merck
12,10340
Beilstein/Gmelin
1961620
Beilstein Reference
5-08
EPA OPP
128916
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H14O3
Formula mass
206.24
Boiling point, °C
353
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-5 (25 C)
Density
1.096 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.5078 (22 C)
Heat of vaporization
59.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
134
Fire fighting
Extinguish using 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.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye 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.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.