- Diazoacetic ester
- Ethyl 2-diazoethanoate
Reagent for ruthenium-catalyzed asymmetric cyclopropanation of alkenes.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
5 10 22
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
48 - 50
1.0909 g/mL (20 C)
31.5 g/s2 (21 C)
1.45971 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from combustible materials, heat, sparks, and open flame. Store at 2-8 C
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Potentially explosive, especially in large scale at hight temperature. Use protective shielding.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.
Extinguish using Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Flammable liquid. Specific Method(s) of Fire Fighting: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Heating may cause an explosion. Flammable. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. Irritant. Neurological hazard. Possible carcinogen/
May be fatal. May cause irritatior or burns. Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation.
Causes skin irritation. Multiple Routes: Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.