N-Butylacetamide

  • Butylacetamide
Formula
C6H13NO
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1119-49-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
214-280-9
Beilstein/Gmelin
1741901
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00565
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H13NO
Formula mass
115.18
Melting point, °C
-11
Boiling point, °C
226 - 228
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.8994 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Viscosity
14 cp (25 C)
Refractive index
1.4422 (18.5 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.54
Heat of vaporization
46.6 kJ/mol

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 chemical goggles or face shield, protective gloves and appropriate clothing to prevent any exposure/contact.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Immediately clean up spills. Use the appropriate/recommended protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
115
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Health
2
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation of the digestive tract, eyes, skin and respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Obtain medical assistance. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.