9-Fluorenylmethyl chloroformate

  • Carbonochloridic acid, 9H-fluoren-9-ylmethyl ester
  • Formic acid, chloro, fluoren-9-ylmethyl ester
  • 9-Fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl chloride
  • 9-Fluorenylmethyl chlorocarbonate
  • FMOC chloride
  • AminoTag
Formula
C15H11ClO2
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
28920-43-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
249-313-6
EC Class
corrosive
R 20/22 34
S 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
LQ6250000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
1759
Beilstein/Gmelin
2279177
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H11ClO2
Formula mass
258.71
Melting point, °C
60 - 63
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Disposal code
11
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids - strong bases - alcohols - amines - moist air or water.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, phosgene, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Do NOT use water directly on fire. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns.
   Inhalation
May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and delayed lung edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
May cause methemoglobinemia, cyanosis, convulsions, and death. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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.
UN number
1759
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2915 90 20