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DODECYLBENZENE
ICSC: 0265
Peer-Review Status: 10.08.2002 Validated
1-Phenyldodecane
Laurylbenzene 
CAS #: 123-01-3 RTECS #: CZ9540000
EINECS #: 204-591-8
    Formula: C18H30 / C6H5(CH2)11CH3
Molecular mass: 246.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Nausea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable metal containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F1; R0.   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

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 and skin. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 290-410°C
See Notes.
Melting point: 3°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.86
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 140.6°C 
 

NOTES
The technical product consists of a mixture of isomers; the boiling point and other physical properties will vary depending on composition. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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