Propyl vinyl ether

  • 1-(Ethenyloxy)propane
  • Propoxyethylene
  • n-Propyl vinyl ether
Formula
C5H10O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
764-47-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-123-9
11 36/37/38
16 26 36
UN (DOT)
3271
Beilstein/Gmelin
1736874
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02052
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H10O
Formula mass
86.13
Boiling point, °C
65
Vapor pressure, mmHg
176 (25 C)
Density
0.768 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Surface tension
20.62 g/s2 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.3883 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
29.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Incompatible Materials: Avoid contact with acid. Store at 2-8 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Sensitive to heat.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
-22
Autoignition, °C
185
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
Flammable liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3271
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
II