Ethyl hydrogen succinate

  • Butanedioic acid, monoethyl ester
  • Butanedioic acid, 1-ethyl ester
  • 3-Ethoxycarbonylpropionic acid
  • Monoethyl succinate
  • 4-Ethoxy-4-oxobutanoic acid
  • Succinic acid, monoethyl ester
Formula
C6H10O4
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1070-34-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-973-3
22 36/37/38
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H10O4
Formula mass
146.14
Melting point, °C
8
Boiling point, °C
248
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.004 (25 C)
Critical temperature
437
Critical pressure
34.15
Density
1.141 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
61 g/L (25 C)
Refractive index
1.432 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.45 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.072
Heat of vaporization
54.54 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
106
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

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.