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TEXANOL
ICSC: 0629
Peer-Review Status: 28.11.2003 Validated
2,2,4-Trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol monoisobutyrate
Propionic acid, 2-methyl-, monoester with 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol
Isobutyric acid ester with 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol 
CAS #: 25265-77-4 RTECS #: UF6000000
EINECS #: 246-771-9
    Formula: C12H24O3
Molecular mass: 216.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation      
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

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: 255-260°C
Melting point: -50°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.95
Solubility in water, g/100ml: 2
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 120°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 393°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.6-4.2
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.47  
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Texanol  (SIDS)