Myrtenal

  • Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene-2-carboxaldehyde, 6,6-dimethyl-
  • 6,6-Dimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]-hept-2-ene-2-carboxaldehyde
Formula
C10H14O
Structure
Description
Clear, light yellow liquid with a sweet cinnamon odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
564-94-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-274-8
RTECS
DT5180000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1988
Beilstein/Gmelin
1562356
Beilstein Reference
2-07-00-00133
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H14O
Formula mass
150.24
Boiling point, °C
220
Density
0.987 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5046 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
78
Fire fighting
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
May be fatal. May cause irritatior or burns. Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.

Transport.
UN number
1988
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
I; II; III