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L02459 2-Methylnaphthalene, 97%

CAS Number
91-57-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L02459-22 100g 21.10
L02459-36 500g 55.70
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2-Methylnaphthalene, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004118
EINECS
202-078-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C11H10
Formula Weight
142.20
Melting point
31-35°
Boiling Point
241-243°
Flash Point
97°(206°F)
Density
1.001
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, chloroform, methanol.

Applications

The main uses of methylnaphthalene are as a raw material for dyestuff dispersants and heat transfer oils, and as a solvent for agricultural chemical. It has been used as an indicator of smoke exposure in food and packaging materials.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Annweiler E, et al. Identical ring cleavage products during anaerobic degradation of naphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and tetralin indicate a new metabolic pathway.Appl Environ Microbiol.,2002,68(2), 852-8.

Sharanagouda U, et al. Degradation of 2-methylnaphthalene by Pseudomonas sp. strain NGK1.Curr Microbiol.,2000,43(6), 440-3.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
906859
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QJ9635000

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