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DIOCTYL ADIPATEICSC: 1292
April 2009
CAS #: 103-23-1Bis(2-ethylhexyl)hexanedioate
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Di-(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Adipic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl)ester
UN #: 3082
EINECS #: 203-090-1

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

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health hazenviro;aqua
WARNING
Causes eye irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
Very toxic to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants and strong acids. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
DIOCTYL ADIPATE ICSC: 1292
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

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

Formula: C22H42O4
Molecular mass: 370.6
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 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

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. 

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 long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
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
  EC Classification
 

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