Acetosyringone

  • Syringylethanone
  • 4-Acetyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
  • 2,6-Dimethoxy-4-acetylphenol
  • 4'-Hydroxy-3',5'-dimethoxyacetophenone
  • 3,5-Dimethoxy-4-hydroxyacetophenone
  • 1-(4-Hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)ethanone
Formula
C10H12O4
Structure
Description
Light brown powder.
Uses
Pheremone of Leaffooted bug.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2478-38-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-610-5
RTECS
AM8440000
RTECS class
Drug
Beilstein/Gmelin
1966119
Beilstein Reference
4-08-00-02735
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O4
Formula mass
196.20
Melting point, °C
119 - 120
Boiling point, °C
335
Vapor pressure, mmHg
6.5E-5 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
8.19 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.21
Heat of vaporization
60.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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 to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Bases, oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
132
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. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   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. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.