Ethyl (p-nitrobenzoyl)acetate

  • Benzenepropanoic acid, 4-nitro-beta-oxo-, ethyl ester
  • Ethyl-4-nitro-beta-oxobenzenepropanoate
  • Ethyl (4-nitrobenzoyl)acetate
Formula
C11H11NO5
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
838-57-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-656-7
S 22 24/25
RTECS
AJ1073500
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1124763
Beilstein Reference
4-10-00-02759
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H11NO5
Formula mass
237.21
Melting point, °C
89 - 90
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.17

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
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
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
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause 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 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. Get medical aid.

Transport.