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2',4' -DIMETHYLACETOACETANILIDE
ICSC: 1298
Peer-Review Status: 04.06.2006 Validated
Butanamide, N-(2,4,-dimethylphenyl)-3-oxo
1-Acetoacetylamino-2,4-dimethylbenzene
N-Acetoacetyl-2,4-xilidide 
CAS #: 97-36-9 RTECS #: AK4585000
EINECS #: 202-576-0
    Formula: C12H15NO2
Molecular mass: 205.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.   
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation (not if powder).  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  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. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0.   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. The substance can be absorbed into the body 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 is mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 155°C
Melting point: 88°C
Density: 1.2 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.25 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1.33
Flash point: 171°C
Auto-ignition temperature: >400°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.5 (calculated) 
 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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