Cyclopentanal

  • Cyclopentanecarboxaldehyde
  • Cyclopentanealdehyde
  • Cyclopentylformaldehyde
  • Formylcyclopentane
Formula
C6H10O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
872-53-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-829-7
10 36/37/38
16 26 36
UN (DOT)
1989
Beilstein/Gmelin
1560515
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-00037

Properties.
Formula
C6H10O
Formula mass
98.14
Boiling point, °C
133
Vapor pressure, mmHg
8.5 (25 C)
Density
0.937 g/cm3 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.4422 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
37.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Store at 2-8 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. 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
36
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Flammable liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Flammable. Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Ingestion
May be 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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1989
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III