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2-VINYLPYRIDINE
ICSC: 1232
Peer-Review Status: 10.04.2000 Validated
2-Ethenylpyridine
alpha-Vinylpyridine 
CAS #: 100-69-6 RTECS #: UU1040000
UN #: 3073
EINECS #: 202-879-8
    Formula: C7H7N / H2C=CHC5H4N
Molecular mass: 105.14

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 32°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Risk of fire and explosion. See Chemical Dangers.  Above 32°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
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
PACKAGING & 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.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Subsidiary Risks: 3 and 8; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61G61B.  Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Store only if stabilized. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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 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. 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
 

NOTES
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Card has been partially updated in February 2009: see Ingestion First Aid. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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Programme on
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