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ISODECYL ALCOHOL (MIXED ISOMERS)
ICSC: 0495
Peer-Review Status: 19.10.1999 Validated
Isodecanol (mixed isomers) 
CAS #: 25339-17-7 RTECS #: NR0960000
EINECS #: 246-869-1
    Formula: C10H21OH
Molecular mass: 158.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, carbon dioxide, foam. Water may be ineffective. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough. Dizziness. Lethargy. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Dry skin. Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Rest. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Separated from strong oxidants. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
SLIGHTLY VISCOUS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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 short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Exposure could cause depression of the central nervous system. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The liquid defats the skin. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 220°C
Melting point: 7°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.84
Solubility in water, g/100ml: 2.5
Vapour pressure, kPa at 70°C: 0.13
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 104°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 266°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.8-4.5 
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish. 

NOTES
Card has been partially updated in July 2007: see Occupational Exposure Limits, Fire fighting. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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