5-Quinolinol

  • 5-Hydroxyquinoline
Formula
C9H7NO
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
578-67-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-428-4
36/37/38
RTECS
VC4100000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
114514
Beilstein Reference
5-21-03-00240
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H7NO
Formula mass
145.17
Melting point, °C
223 - 226
Boiling point, °C
313
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0003 (25 C)
Density
1.57 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
0.52 g/L (20 )
pKa/pKb
8.54 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
57.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
143
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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. Possible mutagen.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

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.