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1-OCTADECANOLICSC: 1610
October 2005
CAS #: 112-92-5Stearyl alcohol
Octadecan-1-ol
n-Octadecanol
1-Hydroxyoctadecane
Octadecyl alcohol
EINECS #: 204-017-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

See Notes.   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation      
Skin      
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants and strong acids. 
PACKAGING
 
1-OCTADECANOL ICSC: 1610
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE SLIGHTLY WAXY FLAKES OR LEAFLETS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong acids and strong oxidants. 

Formula: C18H38O / CH3(CH2)17OH
Molecular mass: 270.5
Boiling point: 336°C
Melting point: 59.8°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.81 (liquid)
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 150°C: 133
Flash point: 170°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 450°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1-8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 8.22  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated extensively but none have been found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
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