Ethyl 3-hexenoate

  • Ethyl hydrosorbate
  • 3-Hexenoic acid, ethyl ester
  • Hydrosorbic acid, ethyl ester
  • Ethyl hex-3-enoate
Formula
C8H14O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2396-83-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-257-7
UN (DOT)
1993
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H14O2
Formula mass
142.20
Melting point, °C
-56
Boiling point, °C
166.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.6 (25 C)
Density
0.89 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.59
Heat of vaporization
40.6 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.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agent.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
59
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
2
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

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.
UN number
1993
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III