4-Nonanone

  • Propyl amyl ketone
  • Pentyl propyl ketone
  • Nonane-4-one
Formula
C9H18O
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4485-09-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
224-770-4
S: 24/25
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H18O
Formula mass
142.24
Melting point, °C
-32
Boiling point, °C
187.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.55 (25 C)
Density
0.8257 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.03
Heat of vaporization
42.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Protection
Safety goggles. Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong bases.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
61
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of 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.