- Phenylacetic acid amide
White crystalline solid.
Substance is used in production of penicillin G.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
156 - 157
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5.4E-4 (25 C)
Solubility in water
33.7 g/s2 (160 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed and store in a cool, dry place away from incompatible chemicals.
Protective gloves and goggles.
NIOSH/MSHA approved Respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Evacuate area, wear appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up and place in appropriate container. Wash contaminated surfaces to remove any residue.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Decomposition liberates toxic fumes.
Extinguish using CO2, dry chemical powder powder or water spray. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.
Harmful if swallowed.
Can cause irritation of mucous membranes. Can cause cyanosis.
Can be absorbed through skin causing irritation.
Can cause irritation.
Seek immediate medical help.
Move patient to fresh air. Administer oxygen if patient had difficulty breathing.
If no burns have occured, use soap and water to cleanse skin.
Flush with water for 15 - 20 minutes.