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2-VINYLPYRIDINEICSC: 1232
April 2000
CAS #: 100-69-62-Ethenylpyridine
alpha-Vinylpyridine
UN #: 3073
EINECS #: 202-879-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  Above 32°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Risk of fire and explosion. See Chemical Dangers.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Above 32°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Serious skin burns. Pain. Further see Inhalation.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: chemical protection suit. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Subsidiary Risks: 3 and 8; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Store only if stabilized. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
2-VINYLPYRIDINE ICSC: 1232
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH PUNGENT ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance violently polymerizes. This generates fire or explosion hazard. May decompose explosively on shock, friction or concussion. Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic fumes of cyanide and nitrogen oxides. Reacts violently with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C7H7N / H2C=CHC5H4N
Molecular mass: 105.14
Boiling point: 159-160°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.00
Solubility in water: moderate
Vapour pressure, kPa at 44.5°C: 1.33
Flash point: 42°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.39  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the skin. This may result in delayed burns. The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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