Diethyl adipate

  • Diethyl hexanedioate
  • Ethyl adipate
  • Ethyl delta carboethoxy valerate
Formula
C2H5OOC(CH2)4COOC2H5
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.
Uses
Plasticizer.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
141-28-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-477-0
RTECS
AV1100000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Merck
13,163
Beilstein/Gmelin
1780035
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-01960
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3252
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H18O4
Formula mass
202.24
Melting point, °C
-19.8
Boiling point, °C
251
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.06 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
6.97
Density
1.0261 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
2.77 cp (25 C)
Refractive index
1.4271 (15 C)
Heat of vaporization
59.29 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Remove all sources of ignition. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>100
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Containers may explode when heated. Extinguishing media: Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out. In case of fire, use carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or water spray.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2917 12 90