Ethyl heptanoate

  • Ethyloenanthate
Formula
CH3(CH2)5COOC2H5
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid
Uses
Substance is used in the production of liqueurs.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
106-30-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-382-9
RTECS
MJ2087000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
13,3867
Beilstein/Gmelin
1752311
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H18O2
Formula mass
158.24
Melting point, °C
-66
Boiling point, °C
372
Density
0.8680 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4100 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste
Disposal code
1
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
74
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye 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. Get medical aid.
   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.
HS Code
2915 90 80