Ethyl methylphenylglycidate

  • C-16 aldehyde
  • Aldehyde c16
  • EMPG
  • Ethyl alpha,beta-Epoxy-beta-Methylhydrocinnamate
  • Ethyl alpha,beta-Epoxy-beta-Methylphenylpropionate
  • Ethyl 2,3-Epoxy-3-methyl-3-phenylpropionate
Formula
C12H14O3
Structure
Description
Colorless to pale yellow liquid, strong fruity odor.
Uses
A synthetic flavoring & adjuvant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
77-83-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-061-8
R 36/38
RTECS
MW5250000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
12299
Beilstein Reference
5-18-06-00104
EPA OPP
600024
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6091
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H14O3
Formula mass
206.24
Boiling point, °C
260
Vapor density (air=1)
7.11
Density
1.096 g/cm3 (15 C)
Solubility in water
insoluble
Refractive index
1.502 (16.7 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill using an absorbent, non-combustible material such as earth, sand, or vermiculite. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
134
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is probably combustible.
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Non-irritating to the skin.
   Eyes
Non-irritating to the eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Wash mouth out with water. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation develops, get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2918 90 90