Benzylideneacetone

Formula
C6H5CH=CHCOCH3
Structure
Uses
Substance is used in as an aroma for perfumes, organic syntheses.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
122-57-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-555-1
EC Class
sensitizing
R 36/37/38 42/43
S 22 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
EN0330000
RTECS class
Drug; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
3335
Merck
13,1139
Beilstein/Gmelin
742046
Beilstein Reference
2-07-00-00287
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H10O
Formula mass
146.19
Melting point, °C
38 - 41
Boiling point, °C
261
Vapor pressure, mmHg
39 (105 C)
Density
1.038 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.3 g/L (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.24

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Prevent dust cloud. Avoid inhalation of asbestos dust.
Disposal code
3

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
66
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Inhalation of material may be harmful.
   Skin
Contact may cause burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3335
Response guide
HS Code
2914 39 00