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DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE
ICSC: 0651
Peer-Review Status: 19.10.2005 Validated
Phthalic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dicyclohexyl ester 
CAS #: 84-61-7 RTECS #: TI0889000
EINECS #: 201-545-9
    Formula: C20H26O4 / C6H4(CO2C6H11)2
Molecular mass: 330.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from acids and bases. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with acids and bases. Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.5kPa: 222-228°C
Melting point: 66°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure at 25°C: negligible
Flash point: 180-190°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.6 (calculated) 
Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Common name: DCHP. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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