Component of hop oil and when oxidized may contribute to the hoppy aroma in beer.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.008 (25 C)
0.8965 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.5011 (25 C)
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.
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.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Causes skin irritation. Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.