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DODECYLBENZENEICSC: 0265
August 2002
CAS #: 123-01-31-Phenyldodecane
Laurylbenzene
EINECS #: 204-591-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Nausea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable metal 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
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
DODECYLBENZENE ICSC: 0265
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C18H30 / C6H5(CH2)11CH3
Molecular mass: 246.4
Boiling point: 290-410°C
See Notes.
Melting point: 3°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.86
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 140.6°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The technical product consists of a mixture of isomers; the boiling point and other physical properties will vary depending on composition. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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