Butyl salicylate

  • Butyl o-hydroxybenzoate
  • Butyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Formula
C11H14O3
Structure
Uses
Flavoring.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2052-14-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-142-9
22 36/37/38
RTECS
VO2000000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
2208904
Beilstein Reference
4-10-00-00153
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H14O3
Formula mass
194.25
Boiling point, °C
270
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.004 (25 C)
Density
1.08 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
8.15 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
52.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
107
Fire fighting
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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.