Ethyl dichloroacetate

  • Ethyl 2,2-dichloroacetate
  • Dichloroacetic acid ethyl ester
Formula
C4H6Cl2O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
535-15-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-611-6
20/21 36/37
23 26 36
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
773995
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00301
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H6Cl2O2
Formula mass
157.00
Boiling point, °C
152 - 156
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3.7 (25 C)
Density
1.2904 g/ml (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
0.0146 g/(cn s)) (25 C)
Surface tension
31.34 g/s2 (20 C0
Refractive index
1.4388 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
56.0 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-1949 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Wash spill site with soap solution. Flush spill area with copious amounts of water. Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal.
Disposal code
2
Decomposition
When heated to decomposition it may emit:.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
62
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III
 
HS Code
2915 40 00