4-Chloro-1-butanol

Formula
C4H9ClO
Structure
Description
Clear liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
928-51-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-175-5
EC Class
flammable
R 10 22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
EL1325000
RTECS class
Tumorigen
UN (DOT)
2922
Beilstein/Gmelin
1731408
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-01550
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3348
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H9ClO
Formula mass
108.57
Boiling point, °C
84
Density
0.853 g/cm3 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.454 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame.
Handling
Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose empty containers to heat, sparks or open flames.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use. 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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - acid chlorides - acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
36
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

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. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2922
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2905 59 10