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DI-n-HEPTYL PHTHALATEICSC: 0832
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diheptyl ester
Phthalic acid, diheptyl ester
Diheptyl phthalate
November 2003
CAS #: 3648-21-3
EC Number: 222-885-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
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. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
DI-n-HEPTYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0832
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes. 

Formula: C22H34O4
Molecular mass: 362.51
Boiling point: 360°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.99
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 0.0002
Flash point: 224°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.6 (estimated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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