6-Methylquinoline

Formula
C10H9N
Structure
Description
Clear pale yellow liquid or oil.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
91-62-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-084-6
EC Class
harmful, irritant
R 22 36/38 40
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
VC0550000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
110336
Beilstein Reference
5-20-07-00400
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H9N
Formula mass
143.20
Melting point, °C
-22.2
Boiling point, °C
258.6
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
4.94
Density
1.0815 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
4.42 cp (20 C)
Refractive index
1.6061 (23 C)
Dielectric constant
8.48 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
8.80 (pKb)
Heat of vaporization
67.70 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-5315 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Refrigerator (approx 4 C). Keep containers tightly closed. Store protected from light. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale. Store protected from light. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Do not breathe vapors.
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 and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Light sensitive.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, direct light.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
109
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. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is probably combustible.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed. May cause central nervous system depression. May cause respiratory stimulation.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause irritation of the mucous membranes.
   Skin
Causes moderate skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and 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.
HS Code
2933 49 90