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OCTADECYLAMINE
ICSC: 1365
Peer-Review Status: 20.04.2005 Validated
1-Octadecanamine
1-Aminooctadecane
Stearamine
Stearylamine 
CAS #: 124-30-1 RTECS #: RG4150000
EINECS #: 204-695-3
    Formula: C18H39N
Molecular mass: 269.5

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
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
PACKAGING & 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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and oxidants. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by 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 short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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