|CAS #: 78-85-3||2-Methyl-2-propenal
| UN #: 2396
| EINECS #: 201-150-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling. Use non-sparking handtools.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles 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||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). 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: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, acids, bases and food and feedstuffs. Cooled. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Keep under inert gas. Store only if stabilized.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H6O / CH2=C(CH3)CHO
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
|Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations