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PHENETHYL ALCOHOLICSC: 0936
2-Phenylethane-1-ol
Benzeneethanol
Phenylethyl alcohol
2-Phenylethanol
April 2013
CAS #: 60-12-8
UN #: 2810
EC Number: 200-456-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Nausea.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  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 Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Causes skin and eye irritation
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL ICSC: 0936
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

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

Formula: C8H10O / C6H5CH2CH2OH
Molecular mass: 122.2
Boiling point: 219°C
Melting point: -27°C
Density: 1.02 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 2 (moderate)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 8
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.2
Flash point: 102°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.4
Auto-ignition temperature: 410°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.1-7.5
Viscosity: 3.1 mm²/s at 50°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. If swallowed the substance may cause vomiting and could result in aspiration pneumonitis. 

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
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK skin absorption (H) 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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