4-Fluorophenol

  • 4-Fluorophenol
Formula
FC6H4OH
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
371-41-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-736-0
EC Class
harmful, irritant
R 21/22 34
S 26 28 36/37/39 45
RTECS
SL4550000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Reproductive Effector
UN (DOT)
1759
Beilstein/Gmelin
1362752
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-00773
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H5FO
Formula mass
112.10
Melting point, °C
44 - 47
Boiling point, °C
185
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.6 (25 C)
Density
1.31 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
60 g/L
pKa/pKb
9.92 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.91
Heat of vaporization
43.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. 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
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acid chlorides - acid anhydrides - oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, fluoride fumes.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
68
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause dizziness, irregular breathing, and weakness.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause irritation of the mucous membranes.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. May cause eye injury. May cause severe eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   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 immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Destroy contaminated shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
1759
Response guide
HS Code
2908 10 00