N-Ethylformamide

  • Ethylformamide
  • N-Formylethylamine
Formula
C3H7NO
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
627-45-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-001-2
23 24/25
RTECS
LQ2725000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1737860
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00346
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H7NO
Formula mass
73.11
Melting point, °C
-30
Boiling point, °C
186
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.7 (25 C)
Density
0.950 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.4292 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
59.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Acids, Bases, Acid chlorides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
86
Fire fighting
Extinguish using 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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Toxic. May cause harm to the unborn child. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Target organ(s): Liver. Lungs. Readily absorbed through skin.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Multiple Routes: Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract.

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.
   Eyes
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.