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LINALYL ACETATE
ICSC: 1716
Peer-Review Status: 31.03.2009 Validated
3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-yl acetate
1,5-dimethyl-1-vinylhex-4-enyl acetate
Acetic acid linalool ester
Linalool acetate 
CAS #: 115-95-7 RTECS #: RG5910000
EINECS #: 204-116-4
    Formula: C12H20O2 / CH3COOC10H17
Molecular mass: 196.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 85°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 85°C use a closed system and ventilation.   
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Combustible liquid
Causes eye irritation
Toxic to aquatic life 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H2; F2; R0.  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Ventilation along the floor. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV not established.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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 mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 220°C
Melting point: <-20°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water: poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.6
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.77
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 85°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 225°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.7-4.3
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.9
Viscosity: 2.4 mm²/s at 23°C 
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Linalyl acetate (FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series 44a)
       LINALYL ACETATE (JECFA Evaluation)
       Linalyl acetate (SIDS)