Agent Name

Ethyl propiolate

CAS Number

623-47-2

Formula

C5-H6-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Propynoic acid, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Ethyl acetylenecarboxylate; [Merck Index] UN3272

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; mp = 9 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis and as a peptide coupling reagent; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, respiratory tract, and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Esters, n.o.s."

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