Piperonyl butoxide

  • 2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethyl 6-propylpiperonyl ether
Formula
C19H30O5
Structure
Description
Pale yellow or light brown oily liquid, mild odor or odorless.
Uses
Insecticide synergist, esp for pyrethrum & rotenone.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
51-03-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-076-7
RTECS
XS8050000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
UN (DOT)
2810
Merck
12,7629
Beilstein/Gmelin
288063
Beilstein Reference
4-19-00-00779
EPA OPP
67501
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2052
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C19H30O5
Formula mass
338.32
Boiling point, °C
180
Density
1.04-1.07 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
40 cP 25 C
Refractive index
1.4985 (25 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
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.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
212
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
One case of pathological laughter has been reported with human exposure. Primary sources of data are from animals which include reports of hyperexcitability, unsteadiness, coma, seizures, and brain damage in large overdoses. Mixed results for teratogenicity have been obtained in animals.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause central and peripheral nervus systems and cardiovascular system effects with convulsions, coma, and death follow within 24 hours in severe
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May be absorbed through the skin. Toxic in contact with skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. 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 immediately. Immediately 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.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2932 99 70