Ethyl 4-methylpentanoate

  • Ethyl isohexanoate
  • Ethyl isocaproate
  • Ethyl 4-methylvalerate
  • Pentanoic acid, 4-methyl-, ethyl ester
  • Valeric acid, 4-methyl-, ethyl ester
Formula
C8H16O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
25415-67-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
246-955-9
UN (DOT)
3272
Beilstein/Gmelin
1747377
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H16O2
Formula mass
144.21
Melting point, °C
-66
Boiling point, °C
163
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.9 (25 C)
Critical temperature
329
Critical pressure
25.35
Density
0.868 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
1.9 g/L (25 C)
Refractive index
1.406 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.65
Heat of vaporization
39.30 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
47
Fire fighting
For small (incipient) fires, use media such as alcohol foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. For large fires, apply water from as far as possible. Use very large quantities (flooding) of water applied as a mist or spray; solid streams of water may be ineffective. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   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.
UN number
3272
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III