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Valproic acid(99-66-1)

Valproic acid(99-66-1)
Product IdentificationBack to Contents
【Product Name】

Valproic acid
【Synonyms】

2-Propylpentanoic acid
2-Propylvaleric acid
Di-n-propylacetic acid
Mylproin
【CAS】

99-66-1
【Formula】

C8H16O2
【Molecular Weight】

144.21
【EINECS】

202-777-3
【RTECS】

YV7875000
【RTECS Class】

Drug; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
【Merck】

12,10049
【Beilstein/Gmelin】

1750447
【Beilstein Reference】

3-02-00-00807
【EC Class】

harmful, irritant
Physical and Chemical PropertiesBack to Contents
【Appearance】

Clear colorless liquid.
【Solubility in water】

Soluble
【Boiling Point】

220
【Vapor Pressure】

0.044 (25 C)
【Density】

0.9215 g/cm3 (0 C)
【pKa/pKb】

4.82 (pKa)
【Partition Coefficient】

2.75
【Heat Of Vaporization】

50.3 kJ/mol
【Usage】

Medication.
【Vapor Density】

4.97
【Refractive Index】

1.4236 (20 C)
First Aid MeasuresBack to Contents
【Ingestion】

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
【Inhalation】

Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Do not use mouth-to-mouth respiration if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device.
【Skin】

Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
【Eyes】

Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Handling and StorageBack to Contents
【Storage】

Keep containers tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
【Handling】

Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale. Do not breathe vapors.
Hazards IdentificationBack to Contents
【Inhalation】

Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
【Skin】

May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
【Eyes】

Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.
【Ingestion】

May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause liver damage. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause central nervous system depression. May cause stupor, drowsiness, unconsiousness, or coma (if ingested in large amounts). Causes changes in exocrine pancreas and sleep disturbances.
【Hazards】

When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
【EC Risk Phrase】

R 22 34
【EC Safety Phrase】

S 26 36/37/39 45
【UN (DOT)】

3265
Exposure Controls/Personal ProtectionBack to Contents
【Personal Protection】

Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
【Respirators】

A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
【Exposure Effects】

May cause reproductive and fetal effects.
Fire Fighting MeasuresBack to Contents
【Flash Point】

111
【Fire Fighting】

Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Water may be ineffective. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
【Fire Potential】

This chemical is combustible.
Accidental Release MeasuresBack to Contents
【Small spills/leaks】

Cover with sand, dry lime or soda ash and place in a closed container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
Stability and ReactivityBack to Contents
【Disposal Code】

4
【Incompatibilities】

Oxidizing agents, reducing agents, bases.
【Stability】

Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
【Decomposition】

Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.
【Combustion Products】

Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Transport InformationBack to Contents
【UN Number】

3265
【Hazard Class】

8
【Packing Group】

I; II; III
【HS Code】

2915 90 80
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