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1-VINYL-2-PYRROLIDONEICSC: 1478
1-Ethenylpyrrolidin-2-one
N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone
Vinylbutyrolactam
April 2004
CAS #: 88-12-0
EC Number: 201-800-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.  Wear safety goggles 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 Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.  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
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong acids. Keep in the dark. Cool. Store only if stabilized. 
PACKAGING
 
1-VINYL-2-PYRROLIDONE ICSC: 1478
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize in the presence of air due to warming, under the influence of light and acids. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive gases of nitrogen oxides. 

Formula: C6H9NO
Molecular mass: 111.14
Boiling point at 1.3kPa: 90-93°C
Melting point: 13°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.04
Solubility in water: very good
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 12
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.83
Flash point: 93°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 364°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.4-10
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.4
Viscosity: 2.07 cP at 25°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will be reached quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the liver. This may result in liver impairment. Tumours have been detected in experimental animals but may not be relevant to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 0.05 ppm as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 0.047 mg/m3, 0.01 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 20/21/22-37-40-41-48/20; S: 26-36/37/39; Note: D 

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