Guaethol

  • Catechol monoethyl ether
  • 2-Ethoxyphenol
  • Pyrocatechol monoethyl ether
Formula
C8H10O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
94-71-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-358-5
22 37/38 41
26 36/37/39
Beilstein/Gmelin
1100453
Beilstein Reference
6-06
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H10O2
Formula mass
138.17
Melting point, °C
28 - 29
Boiling point, °C
214 - 216
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.081 (25 C)
Density
1.0936 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
9 g/l (30 C)
Refractive index
1.5375 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
10.10 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
91.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved 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.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
90
Fire fighting
Extinguish using 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
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to respiratory system and skin. Risk of serious damage to eyes. Target organ(s): Eyes.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Severe eye irritant.

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 skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. 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.
HS Code
2909 50 90