Isopentyl hexanoate

  • Isopentyl caproate
  • Isoamyl hexanoate
  • Hexanoic acid, 3-methylbutyl ester
Formula
C11H22O2
Structure
Description
Clear liquid.
Uses
Flavoring

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2198-61-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-600-8
RTECS
MO8389300
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
1993
Beilstein/Gmelin
1760611
Beilstein Reference
3-02-00-00727
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H22O2
Formula mass
186.33
Boiling point, °C
226
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.09 (25 C)
Density
0.86 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4175 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
46.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
83
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Combustible liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
0
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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 contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1993
Response guide
Packing Group
III
 
HS Code
2915 90 80