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OCTADECYLAMINEICSC: 1365
April 2005
CAS #: 124-30-11-Octadecanamine
1-Aminooctadecane
Stearamine
Stearylamine
EINECS #: 204-695-3

  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.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
OCTADECYLAMINE ICSC: 1365
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE FLAKES WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. The solution in water is a weak base. Reacts with acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and oxidants. 

Formula: C18H39N
Molecular mass: 269.5
Boiling point: 346.8°C
Melting point: 52.9°C
Density: 0.86 g/cm³
Solubility in water: very poor
Flash point: 148°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.7  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

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
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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