Enoximone

  • 1,3-Dihydro-4-methyl-5-[4-methylthiobenzoyl]-2H-imidazol-2-one
  • Fenoximone
  • Perfan
Formula
C12H12N2O2S
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
77671-31-9
Merck
12,3627
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H12N2O2S
Formula mass
248.31
Melting point, °C
256 (decomposes)
Density
1.33 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
10.37 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.72

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly sealed container.
Protection
Protective gloves, safety goggles.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation of the eyes, skin, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through the skin.

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.