- 4,4-Dimethyl-2-butenoic acid
- 4-Methylpent-2-en-1-oic acid
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 20 26 36/37/39 45 60
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.052 torr (25 C)
0.9529 g/cm3 (21 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Use neutralizing agent.
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Corrosive materials are acutely destructive to the respiratory tract, eyes, skin and digestive tract. Eye contact may result in permanent damage and complete vision loss. Inhalation may result in respiratory effects such as inflammation, edema, and chemical pneumonitis. May cause coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and vomiting. Ingestion may cause damage to the mouth, throat and esophagus. May cause skin burns or irritation depending on the severity of the exposure.
Seek medical treatment.
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.