Propyl decanoate

  • Decanoic acid, propyl ester
  • Propyl caprate
Formula
C13H26O2
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
30673-60-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
250-283-1
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C13H26O2
Formula mass
214.35
Melting point, °C
5
Boiling point, °C
259
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.014 (25 C)
Density
0.8623 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4280 (20<sup>o</sup>C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
5.49
Heat of vaporization
49.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agent.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
110
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.