- Butanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, ethyl ester, (S)-
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Boiling point, °C
75 - 76 (16 hPa)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed. Depletes calcium levels in the body which if left untreated can lead to hypocalcemia and
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. Depletes calcium levels in the body which if left untreated can lead to hypocalcemia and death.
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. Initial contact may be painless but will penetrate tissue causing severe necrosis and bone destruction.
May cause eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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