(S)-(+)-1-Amino-2-propanol

Formula
H2NCH2CH(OH)CH3
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2799-17-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
220-533-4
EC Index Number
603-082-00-1
EC Class
corrosive
S 23 26 36 45
RTECS
UA5775000
UN (DOT)
3259
Beilstein/Gmelin
1718868
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-01665
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H9NO
Formula mass
75.11
Melting point, °C
20 - 23
Boiling point, °C
160
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.86 (25 C)
Density
0.960 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.44 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.82 (pKb)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Disposal code
3

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
71
Autoignition, °C
335
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
4 (Substances and products that must be considered harmful)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3259
Response guide
HS Code
2922 19 80