Methyl nonadecanoate

  • Neodecanoic acid, methyl ester
  • Methyl nonadecan-1-oate
Formula
C20H40O2
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1731-94-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-056-9
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C20H40O2
Formula mass
312.54
Melting point, °C
41.3
Boiling point, °C
363
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.9E-5 (25 C)
Critical temperature
510
Critical pressure
10.1
Density
0.862 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
 
Partition coefficient, pKow
9.21
Heat of vaporization
60.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Store at -20 C.
Protection
Chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
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.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
113
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause skin and eye irritation. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.

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.