Ethyl 3-hydroxybenzoate

  • m-Ethoxycarbonylphenol
  • Benzoic acid, m-hydroxy-, ethyl ester
  • Benzoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, ethyl ester
Formula
C9H10O3
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7781-98-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
231-951-1
R 36/37/38
Beilstein/Gmelin
2208566
Beilstein Reference
4-10-00-00321
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H10O3
Formula mass
166.18
Melting point, °C
72 - 73
Boiling point, °C
282
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.001 (25 C)
Density
1.068 g/cm3 (131 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
1.11 cp (184 C)
Surface tension
26.9 g/s2 (184 C)
pKa/pKb
9.19 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.42
Heat of vaporization
55.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
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
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong reducing agents, strong acids.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
130
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes irritation.
   Skin
Causes irritation.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.