Ethyl isothiocyanoacetate

  • Carbethoxymethyl isothiocyanate
  • Carboethoxymethyl isothiocyanate
  • Ethyl isothiocyanatoacetate
Formula
C5H7NO2S
Structure
Description
Light yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
24066-82-8
RTECS
AI5020000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
507542
Beilstein Reference
2-04-00-00800
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H7NO2S
Formula mass
145.17
Boiling point, °C
215
Density
1.1649 g/cm3 (18 C)
Refractive index
1.508 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
108
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Ingestion may produce allergic reaction, diarrhea, flatulance or rarely, fecal
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dusts can cause sensitization and asthmatic attacks, printers asthma with shortness of breath, rhinitis, pharynigitis, and bronchitis.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Skin contact can cause hives, pruritis, and eczema.
   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 eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.