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p-OCTYLPHENOLICSC: 1345
1-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)octane
Phenol, 4-octyl
April 2005
CAS #: 1806-26-4
UN #: 2430
EC Number: 217-302-5

  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, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain. Skin burns.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.  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. Shock or collapse.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then wash away with plenty of water. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Separated from strong reducing agents. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
Marine pollutant. 
p-OCTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1345
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. Reacts with reducing agents. 

Formula: C14H22O
Molecular mass: 206.32
Boiling point: 280°C
Melting point: 44-45°C
Density: 0.96 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.1
Flash point: 113°C c.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Corrosive on 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 long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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