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DIOCTYL ADIPATE
ICSC: 1292
Peer-Review Status: 02.04.2009 Validated
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Di-(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Adipic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl)ester
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)hexanedioate 
CAS #: 103-23-1 RTECS #: AU9700000
UN #: 3082
EINECS #: 203-090-1
    Formula: C22H42O4
Molecular mass: 370.6

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   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!   
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Aspiration hazard! See Notes. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Causes eye irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
Very toxic to aquatic life 
cancer;health hazenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F1; R0.  Separated from strong oxidants and strong acids. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

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

Occupational exposure limits
TLV not established.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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 mildly irritating to the eyes. If swallowed the substance easily enters the airways and could result in aspiration pneumonitis. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 417°C
Melting point: -67.8°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.92
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: (none)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 0.11
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 12.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 196°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 340°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.3-2.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 8.1 (calculated)
Viscosity: 12.4 mm²/s at 25°C 
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Refer for medical attention if breathing difficulties and/or fever develop. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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