o-(Trifluoromethyl)cinnamic acid

  • 2-(Trifluoromethyl)cinnamic acid
  • 3-[2-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl]acrylic acid
  • 2-Propenoic acid, 3-[2-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-
Formula
C10H7F3O2
Structure
Description
White powder solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2062-25-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-168-0
Beilstein/Gmelin
2617007

Properties.
Formula
C10H7F3O2
Formula mass
216.15
Melting point, °C
199
Boiling point, °C
292
Critical temperature
490
Critical pressure
34.0
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
3.58 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.85

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation.
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
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, reducing agents, bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
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. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. Causes irritation of mucous membrane.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes 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. Wash mouth out with water.
   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. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.