- Methyl 2-ethyl-3-oxobutyrate
- Methyl 2-ethyl-3-oxobutanoate
- 2-Ethyl-3-oxobutanoic acid, methyl ester
- Butanoic acid, 2-ethyl-3-oxo-, methyl ester
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 26 37/38
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.83 (25 C)
0.995 g/cm3 (14 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Wear chemical safety goggles, impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Oxides of carbon.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam to extinguish.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
Causes irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
emove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.