N-Methylformanilide

  • N-Formyl-N-methylaniline
  • N-Methyl-N-formylaniline
  • N-Methyl-N-phenylformamide
  • N-Phenyl-N-methylformamide
Formula
HCON(CH3)C6H5
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
93-61-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-262-3
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
Beilstein/Gmelin
636496
Beilstein Reference
4-12-00-00370
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H9NO
Formula mass
135.17
Melting point, °C
8 - 13
Boiling point, °C
243
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.66 Pa (25 C)
Density
1.107 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.5625 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Flush spill area with water. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
126
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. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion may cause mild irritation of the mouth.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Vapor or mist is irritating to the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Vapors may cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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 eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2924 29 95