Allyl propanoate

  • 2-Propenyl propanoate
  • Prop-2-enyl propionate
  • Propanoic acid, 2-propenyl ester
  • 2-Propenyl propionate
  • Propionic acid, allyl ester
Formula
C6H10O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid with a pungent, fruity odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2408-20-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-307-8
R: 10 22 36/37/38
S: 26 36/37/39
UN (DOT)
2929
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H10O2
Formula mass
114.14
Boiling point, °C
122
Vapor pressure, mmHg
15 torr (20 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
3.9
Critical temperature
304
Critical pressure
32.3
Density
0.904 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.410 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
1.30
Heat of vaporization
35.05 jK/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Keep containers tightly closed. Keep in original container. Flammable liquid storage.
Protection
Use protective gloves. Wear splash-proof eye goggles to prevent any possibility of eye contact. Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of liquid contact and repeated or prolonged vapor contact.
Small spills/leaks
Stop leak if possible without risk. Extinguish all ignition sources. Avoid sparks, flames, heat and smoking. Ventilate. Do not contaminate water sources or sewer. Wear necessary protective equipment. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers. Wash area with soap and water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
33.5
Fire fighting
Extinguishing media: Foam. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry chemicals. Avoid breathing fire vapors. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out. Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. Dike for water control.
Fire potential
Flammable liquid.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed May cause stomach pain or vomiting.
   Inhalation
Harmful by inhalation May cause irritation to the respiratory system.
   Skin
Harmful in contact with skin Defats the skin.
   Eyes
Harmful to the eyes Irritating to eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Provide rest, warmth and fresh air. Get medical attention.
   Inhalation
Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Perform artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Seek medical attention.
   Skin
Remove affected person from source of contamination. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
   Eyes
Promptly wash eyes with plenty of saline/water while lifting the eye lids. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention promptly if symptoms occur after washing.

Transport.
UN number
2929
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1