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DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATEICSC: 0651
DCHP
Phthalic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
October 2005
CAS #: 84-61-7
EC Number: 201-545-9

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

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from acids and bases. 
PACKAGING
 
DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0651
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with acids and bases. Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes. 

Formula: C20H26O4 / C6H4(CO2C6H11)2
Molecular mass: 330.4
Boiling point at 0.5kPa: 222-228°C
Melting point: 66°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible
Flash point: 180-190°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.6 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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