- Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene-2-carboxaldehyde, 6,6-dimethyl-
Clear, light yellow liquid with a sweet cinnamon odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Boiling point, °C
0.987 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.5046 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Make no contact with the spilled material. Fully encapsulating, vapor protective clothing should be worn for spills and leaks with no fire. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. A vapor suppressing foam may be used to reduce vapors. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. Use clean non-sparking tools to collect absorbed material.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
May be fatal. May cause irritatior or burns. Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.