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Vinyl acetate

Chemical Properties

Melting point -93 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 72-73 °C (lit.)
Density  0.934 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor density  3 (vs air)
vapor pressure  88 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.395(lit.)
Flash point 20 °F
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  20g/l
form  Liquid
color  Clear colorless to almost colorless
PH 7 (20g/l, H2O, 20℃)
explosive limit 2.6-13.4%(V)
Water Solubility  23 g/L (20 ºC)
Sensitive  Light Sensitive
Merck  14,9992
BRN  1209327
Henry's Law Constant 4.81 (calculated, Howard, 1989)
Exposure limits NIOSH REL: 15-min ceiling 4 ppm (15 mg/m3); ACGIH TLV: TWA 10 ppm, STEL 15 ppm (adopted).
Stability Stable. Highly flammable. Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizing agents, peroxides, chlorosulfonic acid, ethylene imine, hydrochloric acid, oleum, nitric acid, sulfuric acid, 2-aminoethanol, light. Susceptible to polymerization; commercial product may be stabilized by the addition of hydroquinone.
LogP 0.73 at 20℃
CAS DataBase Reference 108-05-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 2B (Vol. Sup 7, 63) 1995
NIST Chemistry Reference Acetic acid ethenyl ester(108-05-4)
EPA Substance Registry System Vinyl acetate (108-05-4)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,T,Xn
Risk Statements  11-39/23/24/25-23/24/25-36-20/21/22-40-37-20
Safety Statements  16-23-29-33-45-36/37-7-9
RIDADR  UN 1301 3/PG 2
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  AK0875000
Autoignition Temperature 801 °F
TSCA  Yes
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29153200
HS Code  29333999
Hazardous Substances Data 108-05-4(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in rats: 2.92 g/kg (Smyth, Carpenter)

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