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CYCLOHEXANETHIOLICSC: 0032
April 2004
CAS #: 1569-69-3Cyclohexyl mercaptan
UN #: 3054
EINECS #: 216-378-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Flammable.  Above 43°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Above 43°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.  Use foam, carbon dioxide, powder.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Drowsiness. Vomiting. Weakness. Unconsciousness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Separated from reducing agents, metals and strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
CYCLOHEXANETHIOL ICSC: 0032
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic gases including sulfur dioxide (see ICSC 0074). Reacts with strong oxidants, reducing agents and metals. 

Formula: C6H11SH
Molecular mass: 116.2
Boiling point: 158°C
Melting point: -118°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 1.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.0
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.04
Flash point: 43°C c.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Exposure could cause lowering of consciousness. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The auto-ignition temperature is unknown in the literature.
Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 61°C. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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