BUTYROLACTONE

Also known as: BUTYRIC ACID LACTONE, gamma-BUTYROLACTONE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1050/1130 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 86.1
Boiling Point (°C) 204/206
Melting Point (°C) -44
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
150 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 455
Flash Point (°C) 98
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 0.3
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 16

Behaviour at sea

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Transportation data

Reactivity data

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 0 - Not irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 1 - Mildly irritating
Specific Health Concern (D3) C - Carcinogenicity
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 40
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 500

Ecotoxicity

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last modified 2020-12-11T09:57:23+00:00