Diethyl isopentylmalonate

  • (3-Methylbutyl)propanedioic acid diethyl ester
  • Propanedioic acid, (3-methylbutyl)-, diethyl ester
  • Diethyl 3-methylbutylmalonate
  • Diethyl isoamylmalonate
  • Malonic acid, isopentyl-, diethyl ester
Formula
C12H22O4
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5398-08-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
226-424-8
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H22O4
Formula mass
230.30
Melting point, °C
6
Boiling point, °C
241
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.04 (25 C)
Density
0.958 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4240 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
12.96 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
200
Heat of vaporization
47.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
110
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.