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CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE
ICSC: 0426
Peer-Review Status: 27.03.1996 Validated
Acetic acid, cyclohexyl ester
Hexalin acetate
Cyclohexanol acetate 
CAS #: 622-45-7 RTECS #: AG5075000
UN #: 2243
EINECS #: 210-736-6
    Formula: C8H14O2 / CH3COOC6H11
Molecular mass: 142.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 58°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 58°C use a closed system and ventilation.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Dry skin. Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Drowsiness. Unconsciousness. Further see Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Rest. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable 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
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S2243 or 30GF1-III.
NFPA Code: H1; F2; R0. 
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants. 

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

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. This generates fire and explosion hazard. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. Ingestion of large amounts could cause lowering of consciousness. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The liquid defats the skin. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 177°C
Melting point: -77°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.97
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 30°C: 0.93
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.9
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.08
Flash point: 58°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 334°C  
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Cyclohexylacetate is more narcotic and more lethal to animals at lower concentrations than other acetates but beeing of lower volatility, it is less hazardous from the industrial point of view.
The relation between odour and the occupational exposure limit cannot be indicated.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section Emergency Response. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE (JECFA Evaluation)