tert-Butyl vinyl ether

  • 2-(Ethenyloxy)-2-methylpropane
  • tert-Butoxyethene
  • tert-Butoxyethylene
Formula
C6H12O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
926-02-3
16 26 36
UN (DOT)
3271
Beilstein/Gmelin
1736108
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02055
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O
Formula mass
100.16
Boiling point, °C
75 - 76
Vapor pressure, mmHg
117 (25 C)
Density
0.7691 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.3969 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
30.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
-21
Fire fighting
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.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Flammable liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to skin.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation or burns.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause 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