Starting material for lycopene syntheses.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0013 (25 C)
0.8984 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
32.2 g/s2 (20 C)
1.5305 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Combustible liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause eye irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.