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LINALOOLICSC: 0912
October 1997
CAS #: 78-70-63,7-Dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol
Linalyl alcohol
EINECS #: 201-134-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  Above 75°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames.  Above 75°C use a closed system and ventilation.  Use foam, alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or face shield.  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. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
LINALOOL ICSC: 0912
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces acrid smoke and irritating fumes. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C10H18O / (CH3)2C=CH(CH2)2C(CH3)(OH)CH=CH2
Molecular mass: 154.2
Boiling point: 198-200°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.16
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 21
Flash point: 75°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 235°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.97  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and 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
The substance may have effects on the liver. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       LINALOOL (JECFA Evaluation)
       Linalool (SIDS)