Pentyl pentanoate

  • Pentyl valerate
  • Amyl valerianate
  • Amyl Valerate
Formula
C10H20O2
Structure
Uses
Flavoring.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2173-56-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-528-7
23 24/25
RTECS
SA4250000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1993
Beilstein/Gmelin
1754427
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00872
EPA OPP
100901
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H20O2
Formula mass
172.30
Boiling point, °C
201-203
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.2 (25 C)
Density
0.864 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.416 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
44.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. Wash spill site with soap solution. Flush spill area with copious amounts of water. Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
77
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Vapors may form explosive mixtures with air. Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Most vapors are heavier than air. They will spread along ground and collect in low or confined areas (sewers, basements, tanks). Vapor explosion hazard indoors, outdoors or in sewers.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation. May cause irritation or burns.
   Skin
May cause irritation or burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash skin with soap and water. Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes
   Eyes
Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1993
Response guide
Packing Group
III