p-Tolyl acetate

  • 4-Methylphenyl acetate
  • p-Cresyl acetate
  • Acetic acid, 4-methylphenyl ester
  • Paracresyl acetate
  • p-Tolyl ethanoate
Formula
C9H10O2
Structure
Description
colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
140-39-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-413-1
22 36/37/38
26 36/37/39
RTECS
AJ7570000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1993
Beilstein/Gmelin
1908125
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-02112
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H10O2
Formula mass
150.19
Boiling point, °C
210 - 211
Vapor pressure, mmHg
-.18 (25 C)
Density
1.047 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5
Heat of vaporization
44.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
90
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
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Combustible liquid.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Combustible.
   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
1993
Response guide
Packing Group
III