S(+)-Carvone

  • (S)-(+)-p-Mentha-6,8-dien-2-one
Formula
C10H14O
Structure
Description
Pale yellow or colorless liquid. A naturally occurring compound found in caraway seeds and mandarin orange peel oil, smells like caraway.
Uses
Fungicide, plant growth regulator.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2244-16-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-827-2
RTECS
OS8670000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2810
Merck
13,1889
Beilstein/Gmelin
4246319
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-157171
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H14O
Formula mass
150.22
Melting point, °C
<15
Boiling point, °C
230
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.066 (25 C)
Density
0.9584 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
2.7 cp (21 C)
Surface tension
33.46 g/s2 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.4989 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.27
Heat of vaporization
46.7 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-5756 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Poison room locked.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
88
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be fatal if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be fatal if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2914 29 00