Fluorophenylacetic acid

  • 2-Fluoro-2-phenylacetic acid
  • a-Fluorophenylacetic acid
  • a-Fluorobenzeneacetic acid
Formula
C8H7FO2
Structure
Description
Very slightly yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1578-63-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
216-420-4
R 23/24/25 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
2087378
Beilstein Reference
3-09-00-02262

Properties.
Formula
C8H7FO2
Formula mass
154.14
Melting point, °C
155
Boiling point, °C
129 (0.08 torr)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
2.12 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
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 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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.

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.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Poison by ingestion. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Toxic if inhaled.
   Skin
Toxic in contact with skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III